Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Kibbeh Meatballs with Spiced Yogurt Sauce recipe

The Middle Eastern Food Kitchen (The home of delicious Middle Eastern Food Recipes) invites you to try Kibbeh Meatballs with Spiced Yogurt Sauce Recipe. Enjoy Middle Eastern side dishes and learn how to make Kibbeh Meatballs with Spiced Yogurt Sauce. 

YIELD: 10 servings (serving size: 2 meatballs and 3 tablespoons sauce)


1 1/2 cups plain nonfat Greek-style yogurt
1 cup shredded seeded cucumber
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
3/4 cup uncooked bulgur
2 cups cold water
1 pound lean ground lamb (20% fat)
1/4 cup minced shallots
1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
1 tablespoon olive oil


1. Combine first 6 ingredients; chill.

2. Combine bulgur and 2 cups water in a medium bowl. Let stand 30 minutes; drain bulgur through a fine sieve, pressing out excess liquid. Combine bulgur, lamb, and next 7 ingredients (through red pepper) in a food processor; process just until smooth. Cover and chill 30 minutes. Form lamb mixture into 20 (2 1/2-inch) football-shaped meatballs.

3. Heat oil in nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add meatballs to pan; cook 12 minutes, browning on all sides. Serve with sauce.

Cooking Light September 2009

More Middle Eastern Recipes:

Hummus Pit-zas
Red Pepper Hummus with Toasted Pita Triangles
Mediterranean dipping plate
Spinach & yoghurt dip
Lemon Cilantro Eggplant Dip

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