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Arabic Meatballs

Also known as Kefta Kebobs. Makes 2 dozen meatballs
Course Appetizer, Main
Servings 2 dozen
Author Wardee Harmon

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds ground beef or lamb, grass-fed is preferable
  • 1 onion diced very fine
  • 2 tablespoons dried parsley
  • 1/2 tablespoon dried mint
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

  1. Mix all ingredients together well.
  2. Form into 2 dozen 1-1/2 inch balls or football shapes.
  3. Brown all sides and cook thoroughly in a frying pan. Or, bake in the oven for about 30 minutes at 375 degrees.
  4. Eat as is, in a pocket bread sandwich, or incorporate into sauce.

Recipe Notes

A Sauce Idea

Put all meatballs in a 4 to 6 quart stockpot.

Add:

1 28-ounce can diced tomatoes
1/2 tablespoon dried mint
1 tablespoon dried parsley
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper

 

Let simmer for 10 to 20 minutes. Serve over warm brown rice.