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Kibbeh Sandwiches

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Ingredients
  Plain fat free yogurt 3 Tablespoon
  Seeded shredded cucumber 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Dash
  Boiling water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Uncooked bulgur/Cracked wheat 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Lean ground lamb 6 Ounce
  Chopped fresh parsley 3 Tablespoon
  Finely chopped onion 3 Tablespoon
  Pine nuts 1 Tablespoon, chopped
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1 Dash
  Ground allspice 1 Dash
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Cooking spray 1
  8 inch pita bread rounds 1 , cut in half crosswise
  Curly leaf lettuce leaves 2
  Alfalfa sprouts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat your oven to 350°F

MAKING
2. In a small bowl, combine the yogurt, cucumber and salt and blend them well; cover the bowl and chill it for a while
3. In another bowl, combine bulgur, one-eighth of a teaspoon of salt and boiling water and mix them well
4. Let it stand for fifteen minutes for the liquid to be absorbed
5. In yet another bowl, combine the lamb with the bulgur and also add parsley, onion, pine nuts, garlic, cinnamon, salt and pepper and allspice
6. Shape this mixture into 10 balls of 1.5", place them on a broiler coated with cooking spray and bake it ion the oven for twenty minutes

SERVING
7. Line the pitas with a leaf of lettuce, place a quarter cup of sprouts and five meatballs
8. Spoon some of the cucumber mixture over the meatballs and serve

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Sandwich
Ingredient: 
Meat
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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