Delicious Americanized Kibbeh Recipe

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Delicious Americanized Kibbeh Recipe
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on June 26, 2024

This Americanized version of the classic Middle Eastern kibbeh features a savory blend of ground beef, bulgur wheat, and spices, shaped into patties and fried to perfection. Enjoy a taste of the Middle East with a touch of American flair!


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 cup fine bulgur wheat
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Vegetable oil for frying


  1. In a bowl, combine the ground beef, bulgur wheat, onion, garlic, parsley, cumin, paprika, cinnamon, salt, and pepper. Mix until well combined.
  2. Form the mixture into patties or oval-shaped balls.
  3. Heat vegetable oil in a pan over medium heat.
  4. Fry the kibbeh patties until golden brown on both sides, about 4-5 minutes per side.
  5. Serve hot with your favorite dipping sauce or yogurt.

Interesting Facts

  • Kibbeh is a popular dish in Middle Eastern cuisine, traditionally made with lamb or beef.
  • Bulgur wheat is a versatile and nutritious ingredient that adds a chewy texture to kibbeh.
  • Kibbeh can be enjoyed as an appetizer, main dish, or snack.