Lebanese Food & Drink Ideas
Lebanese Balls with Meat and Vegetables
This is a great recipe for meat balls made with a spicy sauce. Pomegranate adds its tangy flavour and taste, while cinnamon and mint will make your dinner party go "wow" over this main course.
For US to UK equivalents see this rough guide
- 1 kg ground meat of your choice
- 1 grated onion
- 2 sliced onions
- 1/4 cup butter
- Salt to taste
- 1 tspn ground allspice
- 2 tbps pomegranate juice or concentrate
- ground cinnamon
- ground dried mint
- 1 cup water
In a bowl combine meat ground meat with onion paste, salt, pepper, cinnamon, and allspice. Mix all ingredients thoroughly and make balls. Leave them aside.
Fry chopped onions until they turn golden. Add salt and mix well.
Add meat balls. Fry on low flame until the meat is cooked properly.
Add pomegranate juice. Cover with the lid and simmer for 15 mins on medium heat.
Serve hot with rice.
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For US to UK equivalents for food weights and measurements see this rough guide
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