Prevention's grilled kibbe (meatball kabob)

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
½ cup Bulgur -- cracked wheat
1 pounds Ground turkey -- lean
1 cup Onion -- minced
2 \N Jalapeno peppers -- minced
1 tablespoon Plain yogurt -- cheese
1 tablespoon Olive oil
2 tablespoons Chopped fresh parsley
2 tablespoons Chopped fresh cilantro
1 tablespoon Chopped fresh mint
2 teaspoons Ground cumin
1 teaspoon Ground allspice
¼ teaspoon Cinnamon
½ teaspoon Freshly ground black pepper
¼ teaspoon Cayenne pepper
1 tablespoon Pomegranate molasses
1 tablespoon Soy sauce, low sodium
1½ teaspoon Olive oil

PREPARATION 1. Preheat outside grill to medium. 2. In a medium bowl, cover bulgur with water and soak for 10 min. Then allow to drain thoroughly (about 20 min.) 3. Place bulgur, turkey, onion, chilies, yogurt cheese, 1 tbsp. olive oil and all spices in a food processor and pulse until thoroughly combined. Form into 8 small patties. 4.

Combine molasses, soy sauce and 1½ tsp. olive oil in a small bowl.

Lightly brush over kibbe for glaze. 5. Grill for about 5 min. total, turning once, until juices run clear. Serve nestled on a bed of savory rice or in a warmed pita pocket garnished with red onion slices, cilantro sprigs and lemon wedges. Serves 4. (280 cals, 7.7 g fat)

PANTRY: BULGUR - wheat kernels that have been steamed, dried and crushed. A pasta. Reconstitute with water, broth or juice. LABNE - Another name for yogurt cheese. Plain yogurt drained to a thickened consistency. POMEGRANATE MOLASSES - The reduced juice of the fruit, made into an all-purpose tart-sweet syrup. Can be diluted for a refressing drink or diluted and mixed with simple syrup for a sorbet; is often used in sauces or marinades. Substitute "Lite" molasses.

Recipe By : "Middle Eastern Light" September 1996 From:

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