Egyptian Baked Beef Patties (Saniyit Kufta)

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Wylder

Saniyit Kufta also referred to as minced or ground beef patties, baked, is a traditional Egyptian recipe for a classic baked beef patty cooked in a large dish which is sliced into squares and topped with tomatoes. The full recipe is presented here and I hope you enjoy this classic Egyptian dish.

Top Review by loof751

Great recipe! I used cinnamon and it really made the dish. I don't care for onions so left them out and used just a bit more tomato paste. Very easy to make and very tasty - thanks for sharing the recipe! Made for Spring Pick-A-Chef 2011

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Finely chop the onions and add to the ground beef.
  2. Add tomato paste, spices and seasonings.
  3. Mix well, then spread on an oven pan or baking dish, to form a layer 1.5 to 2 inches thick.
  4. Cut into 4" square sections and release sides.
  5. Peel tomatoes, slice and place on meet.
  6. Bake in center of preheated 350F oven for 30 minutes or until done.

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