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Lamb Meatballs, Persian Style

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Category: Meat

 Ingredients List

  • 3/4 c Bulgar wheat, fine ground
  • 2 c Boiling water
  • 2 lb Lamb stew meat, ground fine
  • 1/2 c Finely chopped yellow onion
  • 1/2 c Pine nuts
  • 3 tb Olive oil
  • 2 Eggs, beaten
  • 1 ts Ground coriander
  • 2 ts Ground cumin
  • 3 tb Lemon juice
  • 2 tb Ground fresh dill
  • 1 tb Chopped fresh mint
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • Ground pepper to taste


1>. In a small bowl allow the bulgar to soak in the boiling water for 1/2
hour. Drain well. 2>. In a large bowl combine the meatball ingredients,
including the drained bulgar, and mix very well. Form into 1-1/2 inch balls
and place on a baking sheet. (Keep your hands damp with a little water to
facilitate forming the meatballs). 3>. Bake 20 minutes in a pre-heated
3750F oven, or until just cooked through.

~ Jeff Smith "The Frugal Gourmet"

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