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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 24
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 266.6
  • Total Fat: 11.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 50.7 mg
  • Sodium: 344.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 22.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.5 g
  • Protein: 18.6 g

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KIBBI SHELLS

Submitted by: MONIQUE36


Number of Servings: 24

Ingredients

    FIRST WASH BULGUR THOROUGHLY AND LET IT SOAK. GRIND THE MEAT TWICE THROUGH THE FINE BLADE OF THE MINCER. GRIND THE ONIONS, THE RED PEPPER AND KNEAD THEM TO THE MEAT TOGETHER WITH SALT, PEPPER , MIXED SPICES AND CINNAMON. KNEAD THE BULGUR INTO THE MEAT MIXTURE ADDING OCCATIONALLY A SPOON OF ICY WATER TO KEEP THE MIXTURE SMOOTH AND COLD. IT NEEDS TO HOLD TOGETHER . PUT THE KNEADED MIXTURE AGAIN THROUGH THE FINE BLADE OF THE MIXER TWICE COVER AND KEEP COOL IN THE REFRIGERATOR FOR ABOUT ONE HOUR OR TWO IF YOU CAN. IN THE MEAMTIME PREPARE THE FILLING. IN A PAN LIGHTLY BROWN THE PINE NUTS. REMOVE AND SET ASIDE. ADD THE MEAT TO THE OLIVE OIL AND BEFORE THE MEAT TURNS BROWN ADD IN CHOPPED ONIONS , SALT AND PEPPER, MIXED SPICES AND CINNAMON. COVER TURN DOWN TO MEDIUM HEAT AND KEEP COOKING UNTIL MEAT IS COOKED AND JUICES ARE ABSORBED. ABOUT 10 TO 15 MINUTES. MIX WITH PINE NUTS AND REMOVE FROM THE STOVE. WITH WET HANDS MOULD THE KIBBI MIXTURE INTO BALLS A LITTLE LARGER THAN A GOLF BALL BUT SMALLER THAN A TENNIS BALL. iN TURN HOLD EACH BALL IN YOUR HAND AND WITH THE INDEX OF YOUR RIGHT HAND MAKE A HOLE IN IT. WORK THE FINGER AROUND THE HOLE UNTIL A LONG THIN SHELL IS FORMED. TURNING THE BALL AS YOU CARVE IT HELPS. THE SHELL SHOULD BE SMOOTH AND THIN. KEEP HANDS MOIST DURING THE PROCEDURE AND REPAIR THE BREAKS AS YOU GO WITH WET FINGERS.. FILL EACH BALLS WITH PINE NUTS MIXTURE AND CLOSE THE BALL WITH WET FINGERS AND MAKE IT SMOOTH. IT SHOULD LOOK OVAL AND PAT AROUND TO IMPROVE THE LOOK AND MAKE SURE THERE ARE NO HOLES. DEEP FRY EACH BALL UNTIL GOLDEN LOOKING. ABOUT 6 MINUTES. SERVING ABOUT 24 BALLS

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Number of Servings: 24

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MONIQUE36.






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