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Arabic Lebanese Cube Dish

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This is one of the tradional dish over the Middle East.
  Bulgur 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Hot pepper 2 Small, mince
  Onion 1 Medium, mince
For the filling
  Ground meat 500 Gram
  Onions 1 Large, slice
  Pine nuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Almonds 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  English peppers 1 Small, slice
  Black pepper To Taste
  Nutmeg To Taste
  Salt To Taste

1. Soak the Bulgar in water until for 1 hour or until the water is completely absorbed.
2. Mince the onions and hot pepper, set aside.
3. Slice the onions and English pepper, set aside.
4. Preheat the oven.

5. In a saute pan pour oil and fry the onions until brown, add the English pepper, ground meat, pine nuts, almonds and season with black pepper, nutmeg and salt to taste.
6. Cook the ground meat until cooked completely, once done turn off the heat and set aside.
7. Once the bulgur is ready add the onions and hot pepper and form in into dough, divide the dough.
8. Place the 1 half of the bulgur dough in a baking dish and form an even single layer.
9. Fill the baking dish with the ground meat mixture, spreading it evenly.
10. Once done add the second half of the dough and spread it evenly and cover the entire baking dish.
11. Bake it in the oven until nicely browned on top.

12. Serve along with fresh salad on the side.

Things You Will Need
9x13 baking dish
saute pan

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
45 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes
Lebanese Kibbeh

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 373 Calories from Fat 89

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g16%

Saturated Fat 2.2 g11.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 22 mg7.3%

Sodium 94.5 mg3.9%

Total Carbohydrates 52 g17.2%

Dietary Fiber 12.6 g50.2%

Sugars 3.7 g

Protein 22 g44.1%

Vitamin A 2.2% Vitamin C 20.8%

Calcium 6% Iron 14.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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