This incredible Middle Eastern Kibbeh Recipe is small croquet-like balls using lamb, bulgur wheat, and spices for an amazing meal.


Cold water

Bulgur wheat

Ground lamb

Yellow onions

Lebanese 7 spice

Fresh basil leaves

Fresh mint leaves

Sea salt

Olive oil


Pour some water over the bulgur wheat just until covered and mix and set aside for 15-20 minutes.


Next, caramelize some onions in olive oil in a large frying pan over low to medium heat until well browned, which takes about 20 minutes.


Turn the heat to high and add in the ground lamb and cook until lightly browned and cooked throughout. Stir often.


Stir in the spice blend, fresh basil, fresh mint, salt, and toasted pine nuts, and set aside.


Transfer the bulgur to a food processor along with some onions and pulse on high speed until the onions are finely minced.