Low-Carb Koftas (Mediterranean Meatballs) with Couscous Alternative and A Spiced Yogurt Sauce

Here is a great low-carb version that is bread and pasta free but you will never feel like you are missing out on a single thing!Mediterranean Meatballs with Couscous

Kofta Ingredients
1 lb.  ground pork, beef or chicken (feel free to mix a few different meats together)
1/4 cup almond flour
1 onion, finely chopped
2 egg
3 cloves of garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/2 teaspoon ground fennel seeds
1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon crushed red pepper
2 tablespoons Italian parsley, minced
2 tablespoons olive oil (if you are using ground pork or ground chicken)
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 teaspoon salt
Kofta Directions
Mix the ingredients together in a large bowl and using a scooper (2 tablespoons) mold each of the meatballs and cook in a pan on medium heat until the meatballs are golden brown and cooked through.
You can also bake these meatballs at 375 degrees F for 15-25 minutes until fully cooked. Chicken and pork will take about 20 minutes and beef will take a bit longer.
Couscous Ingredients
4 cups steamed cauliflower
Pinch of saffron
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 tablespoon olive oil
Couscous Directions
Using a ricer or a grater, rice or grate the cauliflower.

Combine all of the ingredients together in a large bowl and serve.

Lemon-Coriander Yogurt Sauce Ingredients
1/2 lb (8 ounces) of full-fat yogurt (I prefer Greek yogurt due to its thick consistency)
1 lemon, juiced
Zest of 1 lemon
1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
1/4 teaspoon toasted coriander seeds
salt and pepper

Lemon-Coriander Yogurt Sauce Directions
Mix all of the ingredients together and serve.

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