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recipe name : homemade meatballs soup recipe . add by : Angela . recipe date : 11/11/2014.

homemade meatballs soup recipe


For the meatballs:
1/2 kg ground beef or lamb
1/2 medium onion, finely chopped
1 Tbsp. parsley, finely chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1/4 cup pickled lemon, finely chopped
1/2 Tbsp. allspice
1 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. black pepper
For the Soup:
2 Tbsp. oil
1/2 medium onion
2 cloves garlic
6 Tbsp. tomato paste
8 cups stock (chicken or other meat)
1/2 tsp. paprika
1/4 tsp. red hot pepper
1/4 cup semolina flour
1/2 Tbsp. dried mint
Fresh mint for garnish (optional)


-Combine the meat, onion, garlic, parsley, and spices. Mix well and form into small balls the size of grapes. Place in a baking pan.
-Bake at 350˚F (180˚C) until browned, about 15 to 20 minutes. You can also pan-fry them.
-In a skillet, heat the oil and saute the onion and garlic until they are golden brown.
-Add the tomato paste and stock.
-Mix in the salt, paprika, and hot red pepper. Bring the mixture to a boil.
-Gradually add semolina all-purpose flour, stirring. Cook, stirring constantly, until well combined, about 5 minutes.
-Add the cooked meatballs and return to a boil, then remove from heat.
-Garnish with some dried or fresh mint, as desired.

- Moroccan and Tunisian cuisines are famous for using pickled lemons and olives. The pickles are not only served on the side, but also incorporated into the dishes.

arabic food recipes in english