Kibbee Sineea (Baked Spiced Kibbee)

READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Soak wheat for one hour.
  • Squeeze to drain.
  • Brown pine nuts and onions lightly over med-low heat.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Combine meat, wheat, and seasonings.
  • Mix and knead for approx 10 minutes (Kitchen Aid is handy for this!) Divide in half.
  • Form one layer in an 8x8 buttered baking dish.
  • Top with onion and pine nut mixture, spreading evenly over meat.
  • Lay on top layer of meat, pressing down (this is important), and smoothing.
  • Run a spatula along the outer ridge, forming a ridge for the absorption of butter.
  • Dip the spatula in cold water and start make cuts the length of the pan.
  • Then go back across "crosswise" forming diamond shaped pieces.
  • Glaze top with 3 tbsp melted butter.
  • Bake at 400°F for 20-30 minutes or until browned.
  • Serve with sour cream, if desired.
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