theworldfrommykitchen

My Global Food Challenge

Libya

Libyan-Inspired Meatballs (Libya)

Yield:  8-10 Servings

Ingredients

1 ½ lbs ground lamb
1 onion, finely minced
1/2 tbsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp freshly-ground black pepper
1/2 tsp tumeric
1 tsp salt
1 egg
breadcrumbs
2 tbsp oil

Directions

Combine all the ingredients in a bowl (except the bread crumbs), and mix well by hand.  Do not overwork the meat mixture.  Add breadcrumbs to desired consistency.

Form meatballs and saute in olive oil until done.  Simmer in sauce (optional).

Link to My Post on Libya:  https://theworldfrommykitchen.wordpress.com/2014/10/23/libya/

Cuisine:  Libyan

Main Ingredient:  Ground Lamb

 

Original Recipe: Kifta Lil Atfaal (Cinnamon Meatballs) –http://www.celtnet.org.uk/recipes/miscellaneous/fetch-recipe.php?rid=misc-kifta-lil-atfaal

“This is a traditional Libyan for a classic lamb meatball flavored with cinnamon that’s boiled in salted water before serving.”

Libya on map of Africahttp://www.activityvillage.co.uk/libya-on-map-of-africa

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