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Turkish Meatballs On Skewers

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  Green peppers 2 Medium
  Boiling salted water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lean ground lamb 1 Pound
  Lean ground beef 1 Pound
  Dry bread crumbs 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Eggs 2 Small
  Dried mint 1 Tablespoon, crumbled
  Salt 1 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Quick cracked wheat 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Plain yogurt/Sour cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Cut peppers into 24 pieces about 1 to 1 1/2 inches square, removing any seeds.
Drop into boiling salted water and boil 1 minute.
Drain immediately; set aside In a large bowl, combine lamb, beef, crumbs, onion, parsley, eggs, mint, salt, and pepper.
Mix well and form into 30 balls, each about the size of a golf ball.
Alternately, thread 5 meatballs and 4 pepper squares on each of 6 skewers.
Place on the rack of a broiler pan, brush with olive oil, and cook in a preheated broiler about 4 inches from heat for about 8 minutes or until meat is done to your liking, turning to brown all sides.
To serve, arrange skewers on a bed of cooked cracked wheat and pass yogurt in a separate dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3371 Calories from Fat 1589

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 178 g273.1%

Saturated Fat 70.5 g352.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 942 mg314%

Sodium 3390.3 mg141.3%

Total Carbohydrates 228 g76.1%

Dietary Fiber 55 g220.1%

Sugars 21.9 g

Protein 222 g443.9%

Vitamin A 78.9% Vitamin C 425.5%

Calcium 76.8% Iron 210.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Turkish Meatballs On Skewers Recipe