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Soğan Kebabı


  • Author: Chefjar
  • Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4


Succulent, flavorful and delicious SOĞAN KEBABI will melt in your mouth and the pomegranate sauce tastes so good with these Turkish meatballs (kofte) in onions. 


  • Minced lamb- 200 gm or 0.4 lbs
  • Minced beef- 200 gm or 0.4 lbs
  • Ground black pepper- 1 tsp.
  • Salt- 1 1/2 tsp. or to taste
  • Onion - 1 kg or 2.2 lbs
  • Pomegranate sauce - 1/4 cup
  • Water- 4 tbsp.


  1. Preheat your oven to 450 F (230 C) with the rack in the middle of the oven.
  2. In a medium bowl combine the minced lamb, beef, ground black pepper and salt. Make medium-sized balls and flatten slightly. Keep aside.
  3. Wash the onion and cut the tops off of each onion, leaving most of the skins on the onions.
  4. Make a slit down the onion but not cutting half.
  5. Place meat balls inside the onions and arrange them in a cast iron round pan/ tray; then drizzle with olive oil, place in the oven an bake 40-45 minutes.
  6. Mix the pomegranate sauce with water. Remove the dish from the oven and pour the sauce over it. Bake another 10-15 minutes. Take the dish from the oven and serve immediately.
  7. Soğan Kebabı
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Category: Main/Meat recipes
  • Cuisine: Turkish

Keywords: sogan kebab, kebab recipes, meat recipes