Fast&fit: beef kibbe patties

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
½ cup Bulgur
1 small Onion, finely chopped
2 tablespoons Pine nuts, or chop almonds
2 tablespoons Lemon juice
1 teaspoon Salt
1 teaspoon Cinnamon
½ teaspoon Cayenne pepper [optl]
1 pounds Ground beef
Plain yogurt

In bowl, cover bulgur with boiling water; let soak for 10 minutes.

Drain in sieve, pressing to squeeze out water.

In bowl, combine bulgur, onion, pine nuts, lemon juice, salt, cinnamon and cayenne pepper; mix in ground beef. shape into eight ½-inch thick patties.

In non-stick skillet, cook patties over medium heat, in batches if necessary and turning once, for 8 minutes or until no longer pink inside.

Serve with yogurt.

Similar to Lebanese Kibbe but quicker to make.

Per serving: about 330 calories, 22 g Protein, 20 g fat, 17 g carbohydrate

Source: Canadian Living magazine Oct 94 Presented in article by Vicki Burns: "Fast & Fit: Hamburger Gets Help" [-=PAM=-] PA_Meadows@...

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