Turkish Pasta With Ground Beef (Yogurtlu Kiymali Makarna) (Glute

Recipe by UmmBinat
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READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 2
YIELD: 2 plates
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Bring a small amount of salted water to a boil, add garlic with skin on and cook for 7 minutes. Drain, slip from skins and crush with a fork.
  • Stir yoghurt with crushed garlic, mint & freshly squeezed lemon juice until smooth, set in refrigerator.
  • Grate English cucumber and set in a sieve, sprinkle with sea salt. Let drain 15 minutes.
  • Squeeze out liquid from cucumber and mix with yogurt mixture. Add more sea salt and lemon to taste if needed.
  • Bring salted water for pasta to a boil.
  • Peel onions. Cut and chop in a food processor until a pulp.
  • Heat olive oil over medium high, add onions and reduce heat cooking until transparent.
  • Add 1 tbs butter, parsley and lean ground beef and cook until no more pink shows, stirring to break apart often.
  • Add Baharat, If using Turkish skip the fresh mint or add fresh mint now. Add sea salt to taste. Cook until done.
  • While frying the meat, cook pasta as per package directions. Drain and add lots of butter (2 tbs) & the sweet paprika. Mix.
  • Add ground beef and mix with pasta or if preferred place pasta on serving dishes and spoon ground beef over top. Serve with Cakik (yogurt sauce) and a fresh salad.
  • Enjoy :D.
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