Armenian Herisah

Armenian Herisah

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 251.7
  • Total Fat: 4.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 45.9 mg
  • Sodium: 1,031.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 33.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.3 g
  • Protein: 14.3 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    -1 c. zezads (also knowns as wheat berries or whole wheat kernels)
    -4 c. chicken broth
    -4 c. water
    -2 c. shredded chicken breast
    -salt and pepper to taste
    -1 T. butter
    -1 tsp. paprika


Makes 4 servings

1) Wash zezads and soak overnight in hot water. Keep covered in a warm place. Drain water.
2) Bring chicken broth and water to a boil. Add chicken and zezads. Simmer until all liquid is absorbed, about an hour and a half.
3) Add salt and pepper. Beat the mixture until it becomes smooth like a well cooked mush. Add more water if necessary to make mixture smooth.
4) To serve, melt butter with the paprika and pour over each serving.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SUZ81583.

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  • I'm so excited to have found this recipe!!! My Armenian mother-in-law served this while we were living with her and my especially homesick husband is going to LOVE IT! Thank you so much for sharing! Armenian cuisine is so healthy and delicious! - 2/5/10

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