Lebanese Kibbeh

Health score
19%
Lebanese Kibbeh
45 min.
6
585kcal

Ingredients

  • 0.8 cup bulgur 
  • pound lamb loins lean finely minced (or beef)
  • large onion grated
  • tablespoon butter melted
  • servings pepper fresh black to taste
  •  mint leaves for garnish
  • tablespoons cooking oil 
  •  onion finely chopped
  • ounces lamb minced
  • 0.5 cup pinenuts 
  • 0.5 teaspoon ground allspice 
  • 2.5 cups greek yogurt 
  • Cloves garlic crushed
  • tablespoon mint leaves fresh chopped

Equipment

  • bowl
  • frying pan
  • oven
  • sieve
  • baking pan

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375F degrees. Rinse the bulgur wheat in a sieve and squeeze out the excess moisture.
  2. Mix the lamb, onion and seasoning, kneading the mixture to make a thick paste.
  3. Add the bulgur wheat and blend together.
  4. To make the filling, heat the oil in a frying pan and fry the onion until golden.
  5. Add the lamb or veal and cook, stirring, until evenly browned and then add the pine nuts, allspice and salt and pepper.
  6. Oil a large baking dish and spread half of the meat and bulgur wheat mixture over the bottom. Spoon over the filling and top with a second layer of meat and bulgur wheat, pressing down firmly with the back of a spoon.
  7. Pour the melted butter over the top and then bake on the oven for 40-45 minutes until browned on top.
  8. Meanwhile make the yogurt dip: Blend together the yogurt and garlic, spoon into a serving bowl and sprinkle with the chopped mint.
  9. Cut the cooked kibbeh into squares or rectangles and serve garnished with mint and accompanied by rice and the yogurt dip. NOTES The national dish of Syria and the Lebanon in Kibbeh, as kind of meatball made from minced lamp and bulgur wheat. Raw kibbeh is the most widely eaten type, but this version is very popular too.

Nutrition Facts

Calories585kcal
Protein21.49%
Fat63.16%
Carbs15.35%

Properties

Glycemic Index
38
Glycemic Load
5.79
Inflammation Score
-6
Nutrition Score
23.232173913043%

Flavonoids

Eriodictyol
0.31mg
Hesperetin
0.1mg
Apigenin
0.06mg
Luteolin
0.14mg
Isorhamnetin
2.17mg
Kaempferol
0.29mg
Myricetin
0.04mg
Quercetin
8.82mg

Nutrients percent of daily need

Calories:585.12kcal
29.26%
Fat:41.42g
63.72%
Saturated Fat:13.81g
86.3%
Carbohydrates:22.66g
7.55%
Net Carbohydrates:18.13g
6.59%
Sugar:5.06g
5.62%
Cholesterol:91.96mg
30.65%
Sodium:117.55mg
5.11%
Protein:31.7g
63.41%
Manganese:1.66mg
83.15%
Vitamin B12:3.21µg
53.45%
Selenium:30.51µg
43.59%
Phosphorus:425.05mg
42.51%
Vitamin B3:8.41mg
42.04%
Zinc:5.48mg
36.53%
Vitamin B2:0.54mg
31.47%
Magnesium:95.87mg
23.97%
Copper:0.36mg
18.14%
Fiber:4.53g
18.11%
Vitamin B6:0.34mg
17.19%
Iron:3.06mg
16.99%
Potassium:586.76mg
16.76%
Vitamin B1:0.25mg
16.58%
Vitamin E:2.18mg
14.51%
Vitamin K:14.33µg
13.65%
Calcium:135.79mg
13.58%
Vitamin B5:1.3mg
13.01%
Folate:44.36µg
11.09%
Vitamin C:4.15mg
5.03%
Vitamin A:111.41IU
2.23%