Koobideh Kabob Taco (Persian-Mexican Fusion)

Video and Recipe courtesy of @nicoleskitchenla on Instagram 

Iranian cooking with a twist. When Kabob Koobideh turns into your favorite taco.



  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 white onion blended with 3 tbsp grape seed oil
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/2 tsp ground saffron diluted in 1/6 cup hot water
  • 1 tosp sumac
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 8 flour tortilla breads

Ingredients for sumac slaw:

  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced thin
  • 1/2 onion sliced thin
  • 1 cup chopped parsley
  • 3 tomato’s sliced thin
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup Lebne or Masto Mousier



  1. In a mixing bowl, add ground beef, onions, spices, eggs, mix well. Take about 1/4 of a cup of ground beef and spread it on each tortilla bread
  2. Heat a large pan worth grape seed oil on medium heat, place tortilla meat side down. Cook 1 and a half minutes on each side.
  3. Meanwhile, prepare sumac slaw ingredients together.
  4. Garnish each Koobideh Kabob Taco with sumac slaw and Masto Mousier.

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