Sini Kefte-- Armenian dish

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 338.3
  • Total Fat: 21.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 88.0 mg
  • Sodium: 663.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 17.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.3 g
  • Protein: 19.1 g

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Layered meat and wheat bulgur Layered meat and wheat bulgur
Number of Servings: 8


    1. Prepare the filling recipe first.
    2 medium onions chopped and diced fine place in large skillet with a little olive oil and saute then add 1/4 cup pinenuts and cook for five minutes stirring often. Add 8 oz. of lean ground beef & saute for 10 minutes add the following seasonings:1 tsp paprika, 1 tsp salt, 1 tsp allspice, 1/4 tsp blk pepper, 1/4 tsp red pepper and stir & cook for another 5 minutes . T urn off flame and let drain.
    2. Prepare the shell mixture. Mix together 1 cup Bulgur ,

    1cup cold water
    1 lb. lean ground beef
    1 medium egg
    1 tsp paprika
    1 tsp allspice
    1 tsp salt
    1/4 tsp blk pepper
    1/4 tsp red pepper
    Knead and add waterto moisten hands and continue kneading til meat is smooth and paste like consistency. ( You can also do this in a food processor if you dont want to do it manually).
    3.spray some pam in a 9 inch pan. Layer half the shell mixture evenly in the pan.
    next cover this layer with the filling recipe evenly.
    Next wet hands take a small amount of the shell mixture , make flat patties and cover the filling evenly. wet hands and smooth out the surface, blending the patties together.
    Now spray some butter over the top layer.


Place the prepared 9 inch pan in the heated 375 degree oven for one hour. Cover with aluminum sheet for the first half hour only.
Yield will be 8 or more servings.
Cut into squares prior to serving.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user HYE101.