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Dawood Basha (Syrian Meatballs)

...from the 2018 Syrian Refugee Support Dinner at Fellowship Hall.

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ lb finely ground meat any combination lamb, turkey, beef
  • ¼ c. finely chopped onion
  • 10 medium onions whole, peeled
  • 2 c. tomato juice
  • ½ c. pine nuts
  • 2 Tbl flour
  • 3 Tbl vegetable oil
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Mix ground meat with chopped onions, flour, salt and pepper.
  2. Shape into 1” balls.
  3. Fry with whole onions and pine nuts in hot oil until brown.
  4. Pour tomato juice over meatballs and onions and adjust seasonings.

  5. Cook over medium heat until done, app. 30 mins.
  6. Serve with rice.