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Kibbeh Bil-Saniyeh / Baked Kibbeh Recipe

Kibbeh is one of Lebanon’s great national dishes and until the arrival of the food processor, the meat was pounded by hand in a marble or stone mortar (jorn) with a wooden pestlem(m’daqqa). Because of the time and effort involved in its preparation, kibbeh was – and still is – a festive dish. It is a highly seasoned mixture of finely …

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Meat Crescents / Sanbusak bil-lahmeh Recipe

Makes 25-30You can vary on the taste here by replacing the lemon juice with either vinegar, verjuice or pomegranate syrup. EachIngredients150 g plain white flour¼ tsp salt1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, plus extra to brush dough50g unsalted butter25g pine nuts125g lean minced lamb¼ tsp Adonis ground cinnamon½ tsp Adonis Seven Spices1/8 tsp Adonis ground black pepper2 tsp lemon juice …

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Baba Ghannouj / Grilled Eggplant Dip Recipe

Some tips to help you produce a superior Baba Ghannouj. Grilling the eggplants over an open fire will produce the smoky flavor that is so typical of this dish, though the smoky flavor will come through to a certain extent if you cook them under the grill in your oven. It is important to let the grilled flesh drain for …

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KIBBEH (BEEF AND BULGUR WHEAT MEATBALLS) RECIPE

Middle Eastern kibbeh is a finely ground paste of bulgur, onions, and lamb or beef, which is formed into patties or balls, filled with coarsely ground, sweetly spiced meat, onions, and pine nuts, and deep-fried.MAKES 16IngredientsFor the Filling1 tbsp. olive oil, plus more to garnish1 medium yellow onion, roughly chopped8 oz. ground beef sirloin1 tsp. kosher salt1⁄4 tsp. ground allspice1⁄4 …

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Lebanese Mtabal Eggplant Salad Recipe

A dish of all season, refreshing in hot summer days, great companion of grills, and suitably appealing for your Christmas dinner celebration! It is refreshing indeed, and delicious and nutritious. We love it with Lebanese Pita Bread, as a salad for grills, as a side dish or in the Mezza menu. Adopted from Easy Lebanese Recipes. Servings 5 portions Prep Time  …

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7 Layer Lebanese Hummus Dip Recipe

7 Layer Lebanese Hummus Dip A fun twist on everyone’s favorite appetizer, this Middle Eastern seven-layer dip is made with creamy hummus, crunchy vegetables, toasted pine nuts and a drizzle of olive oil and za’atar. Ingredients 1 ten-ounce container Sabra Classic Hummus½ cup diced cucumbers1 roma tomato – seeded and diced¼ cup scallions – thinly sliced2 tablespoons minced parsley2 tablespoons …

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Baked Lebanese Kibbe Recipe

Baked Lebanese Kibbe Yield 4 to 6 servings | Time 1 hour 20 minutes The Middle Eastern way with ground lamb, or beef, for that matter, is in combination with cracked bulgur wheat and onion. There are hundreds of ways to turn this delicious mixture into kibbe, little football-shaped savory treats sold and eaten everywhere and made daily in homes …

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Meat Sambousah Recipe

Meat Sambousah These half-moon shaped fried appetizers are stuffed with a tasty mixture of ground meat and onions. Preparation Time: 1 hour 20 minutes approximatelyCooking Time: 20 minutes approximatelyServes: 10 persons All you need For the dough: 3 cups flour1/2 tsp.al alali Instant Yeast, dissolved in 2 tablespoons of warm water3/4 cup warm milk prepared from al alali Full Cream …

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Baked kibbeh (kibbeh bil sayneeyeh) recipe

 The Hummus Recipes Kitchen (The Home of Middle Eastern Food Recipes) invites you to try Baked kibbeh (kibbeh bil sayneeyeh) Recipe.  Enjoy the good taste of Middle Eastern Food and learn how to make Baked kibbeh (kibbeh bil sayneeyeh). Kibbeh, the national dish of Lebanon, is an emulsification of the freshest minced lamb and burghul (cracked wheat), with essential “seven …

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Smoky Eggplant & White Bean Dip with Pita Crisps Recipe

Photo: Smoky Eggplant & White Bean Dip with Pita Crisps Recipe The Hummus Recipes Kitchen (The Home of Middle Eastern Food Recipes) invites you to try Smoky Eggplant & White Bean Dip with Pita Crisps recipe.  Enjoy the good taste of Middle Eastern Food and learn how to make Smoky Eggplant & White Bean Dip with Pita Crisps. Serves four …

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