Spiced Beef/Lamb on Rosemary skewers

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 10-15 minutes
No of Serves: 4-6

Recipe courtesy of Jalna


10 woody branches of rosemary with tufts of leaves

1 kg lamb (or beef or chicken) mince, coarsely ground

1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg

1/2 teaspoon ground cloves

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon




2 cloves garlic, finely chopped

Juice of 1 lemon

1 cup Jalna Greek Yoghurt

Nutrition Information (per serve)

Energy 1200 kJ (287 calories)
Protein 34g
Total Fat 15g
Carbohydrates 4g
Saturated Fat 6g
Sugars 4g
Sodium 123mg


  1. Soak woody branches of rosemary with tufts of leaves attached, in water for 5 minutes. If no rosemary available, just use wooden skewers. Drain.
  2. Combine sauce ingredients in a bowl and set aside.
  3. Combine mince, nutmeg, cloves and cinnamon.
  4. With well oiled hands, shape large spoonfuls of spiced lamb and press it around the woody branches.
  5. Char-grill the skewers, turning once and leaving the meat slightly pink in the middle.
  6. Drizzle sauce over skewers or serve as a dipping sauce.