Learn to Make Kafta


CHICOPEE, Mass. (Mass Appeal) In Lebanese cuisine, Kafka is one of the most popular dishes and Marie-Reine Raheb and John Ackoury from St.Anthony church are here to tell us how to make it and about the upcoming Lebanese Festival.

St.Anthony’s Lebanese festival
Saturday, June 7th
12:00PM – 12:00AM
Sunday, June 8th
12:00PM – 6:00PM

St. Anthony Maronite Catholic Church
375 Island Pond Road, Springfield


  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 bunch of parsley washed and finely chopped
  • 2 large onions finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • zest of one lemon
  • 1tbsp allspice
  • 1tbsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • salt to taste
  • Mix all the ingredients well together. shape it into 2 inches balls, than spread each ball on a wooden skewer about 6 inches long. put them on the grill to cook through or until lightly browned.

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