Seasoned sausage and cheese kofta is stuffed into an oven dried hollowed out tomato for a wonderfully savoury starter.


  • 25g cheddar

  • 1 sausage, meat removed from casing

  • 1 plum tomato, top sliced off and seeds removed but kept aside

  • 1 sprig parsley, chopped

  • 150g breadcrumbs

  • 1 tsp dried oregano

  • A splash of olive oil

  • Sunflower oil, to deep fry

  • Paprika to dust

  • Salt and pepper


  • 1.

    Splash a little olive oil over the hollowed-out tomato and sprinkle over the dried oregano and a little salt. Place in the oven for 7 minutes at 180C.

  • 2.

    Chop the sausage meat together with the parsley, the reserved tomato pulp and some black pepper.

  • 3.

    Roll the cheese into a ball in your hand. Mould the sausage meat around the cheese and coat with breadcrumbs.

  • 4.

    Deep fry in the sunflower oil for 4 minutes.

  • 5.

    Serve the kofta inside the oven-dried tomato, dusted with paprika

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (1 servings)

  • Energy 1143kj
  • Fat Total 64g
  • Saturated Fat 14g
  • Protein 31g
  • Carbohydrate 112g
  • Sugar 11g
  • Sodium 1472mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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