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Total Time: 55 mins
Prep Time: 30 mins
Cook Time: 25 mins
nannie jo's Note:
"My father is Lebanese. I remember the flat bread that his sister made, and grape leaves, and kibbeh—the foods we ate when we gathered as a family. Kibbeh was sort of a steak tartare. My dad ate it raw; no one else would. We flattened it in a pan and baked it like meat loaf," says fiber artist Dana Boussard of Arlee, Montana. I got this recipe off a Middle Eastern food site. It sounds so good and has 4 STAR RATING. I thought others might like it too. I am posting this dish for World Tour 2-Middle Eastern
1 cup Bulgar wheat
2 cups coarsely chopped onions
1 lb extra lean ground beef (7% fat or less) or 1 lb lamb
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup chopped parsley
1 cup plain nonfat yogurt
1 Place bulgur in a fine strainer and rinse thoroughly with cool water.
2 In a food processor, finely chop the onions. Add beef, 1/2 cup water, pepper, cumin, cinnamon, and 1 teaspoon salt. Whirl until mixture is a smooth paste.
3 Add bulgur and 1/4 cup parsley; whirl just to mix.
4 Pat meat mixture evenly into a shallow 1- to 1 1/2-quart casserole. Cut through meat mixture to make diamonds 2 to 3 inches wide. Place a peppercorn in the center of each diamond.
5 Bake, uncovered, in a 425° oven until meat is no longer pink in center (cut to test), about 25 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining parsley and add salt to taste.
6 To serve, cut diamonds apart and accompany with yogurt.
7 Yield: Makes 4 servings.
By nannie jo
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