Zucchini Köfte with Beet-Bulgur Pilaf

60 mins (prep 45)
19 ingredients
makes 4 servings
For a substantial vegetarian spin on köfte(a kind of Middle Eastern meatball), we beefed up grated zucchini with fresh herbs and mashed chickpeas. The accompanying pilaf, which uses both beets and their greens, is brilliantly colored and gets a joyous crunch from slivered almonds.

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Serving Size (562.59 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 460.23 Calories from Fat 139.32
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15.48g 95.24%
Saturated Fat 5.1g 101.99%
Trans Fat 0.24g %
Cholesterol 15.9mg 21.2%
Sodium 31.13mg 5.19%
Total Carbohydrate 71.54g 95.39%
Dietary Fiber 19.58 g 313.24%
Sugars 4.01 g %
Protein 15.62g 125.0%
Vitamin A 747.82IU% Vitamin C 47.88mg%
Calcium 128.12mg% Iron 3.87mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
flat-leaf parsley leaves, cilantro sprigs, canned chickpeas, ground cumin, ground coriander, plain, fine dry bread crumbs, vegetable oil for frying, medium onion, beets with, slivered almonds, plain yogurt, minced garlic, chopped cilantro