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  Lean ground lamb 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Onion 1 Small, minced
  Egg yolks 3
  Saffron 1⁄8 Teaspoon, soaked in water
  Water 1 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Cumin 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste
  Green peppers 2 , cut into 12, 1 inch squares
  Pita bread 6

Combine the lamb, minced onion, egg yolks, saffron, cinnamon, cumin, salt and pepper in a bowl.
Mix thoroughly.
Form the meat mixture into 6 "sausages," 5 to 6 inches long.
Skewer a green pepper square, a lamb "sausage" and another green pepper square.
Press the peppers into the meat to be sure the lamb mixture is securely molded to the skewer.
Continue until all the "sausages" are carefully skewered.
To serve, place a skewered "sausage," with peppers, on each piece of Pita bread.
Spread with Yogurt Sauce, garnish with sliced onion and tomato, fold up the sides and dig in.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2971 Calories from Fat 1581

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 176 g270.1%

Saturated Fat 74.4 g371.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1051.9 mg350.6%

Sodium 3920.8 mg163.4%

Total Carbohydrates 189 g63.1%

Dietary Fiber 14.2 g56.9%

Sugars 12.7 g

Protein 150 g300.5%

Vitamin A 35.6% Vitamin C 418.5%

Calcium 49.1% Iron 99.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Turkish Tacos Recipe