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Raw Meat Kufte

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  Bulgur 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Cracked Wheat)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Red pepper/Red pepper paste 1 Teaspoon
  Ground beef 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  White onion 1 Small, minced
  Minced parsley 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Green onions 3 , minced
  Red pepper To Taste

In a mixing bowl combine the bulgur with half cup of the water and the red pepper or pepper paste.
Soak for about fifteen minutes, covered.
Add the meat and knead by hand about three to four minutes.
Add the salt and white onion.
Add a little of the cold water and knead again.
Mix in one tablespoon each of parsley and green onions.
Knead five minutes, using the remaining water, until mixture is smooth and pasty.
Moisten your hands with cold water and form the kufte into small lumps.
Arrange them on a serving platter.
Sprinkle with the remaining parsley and onions, and a little hot red pepper.
Serve with a fresh tomato salad.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1413 Calories from Fat 864

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 96 g147.9%

Saturated Fat 34.9 g174.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 251.9 mg84%

Sodium 692.6 mg28.9%

Total Carbohydrates 76 g25.2%

Dietary Fiber 19.4 g77.6%

Sugars 7 g

Protein 73 g146.1%

Vitamin A 133.8% Vitamin C 188.3%

Calcium 16% Iron 54%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Raw Meat Kufte Recipe