Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

This recipe is from Mary Salloum's A Taste of Lebanon. Great book full of great Lebanese favorites.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Set oven at 375.
  2. Combine meat, onion, 1 tsp. salt, pepper and parsley.
  3. Mix well.
  4. Form into 1 1/2 inch balls then flatten into patties and fry slightly in a skillet with the oil, turning over once, (do not cook through).
  5. Remove from skillet and place in a baking or casserole dish.
  6. Combine remaining ingredients and add to meat patties.
  7. Stir gently.
  8. Bake for 45-60 minutes or until carrots are tender.
  9. Serve with rice pilaf.


Most Helpful

Yummyyyyyyy..I made a side of rice to go along with it!! I also just flatten in a 13x 9 pan like I would kibbee and with a knife cut into squares, then I top with potatoes and onions and ingredients. Much easier and quicker:)

dabkeh March 04, 2010

Thought this was really good, and others in my family (including 18 month old) enjoyed it also. Next time, I might add some oregano, to punch it up a bit. Will definitely make again.

Amayzng30 June 14, 2005

Easy to make and everyone that has tried it so far has liked it! Lots of little variations in the spices can be made too...try five spice powder instead of cinnamon, etc... Reheats well.

jezebel009 May 16, 2002

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