Baked Kibbeh, Kibbeh in Al-Siniya

  • Asma
  • on December 27, 2020
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This special sumptuous classic Syrian and Lebanese oven- baked kibbed dish will become your favourite dish. This recipe makes a great alternative for fried kebbeh and this recipe is even simpler and more nutritious than the fried version.

Baked Kibbeh, Kibbeh in Al-Siniya

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Cuisinemiddle eastern, Syrian Recipes
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time45 minutes
Servings5 people


Ingredients for the dough:

  • 1 Pound of fine bulgur, soaked and drained
  • 1 Pound of lean beef, ground
  • 2 Piece Large onions; cut into quarters
  • 3/4 Teaspoon ¾ teaspoon of ground black pepper
  • 1 Pinch nutmeg
  • 2 Teaspoons of salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon of sweet pepper

Ingredients for the filling:

  • 1/2 Teaspoon of salt
  • 1 Pound of finely minced lamb
  • 2 Pieces garlic cloves crushed
  • 1/2 Teaspoon of ground black pepper
  • 1 Pinch of nutmeg
  • 1 Cup of vegetable oil
  • 1 Cup of toasted pine nuts
  • 3 Tablespoons of EVOO extra virgine oil


  • Put a good amount of meat with the spices, the bulgur and the onions inside the food processor and process them together very well or until they become a very smooth dough
  • Knead the dough and set the dough aside while covering it with a piece of cloth.
  • Fry the onions in a frying pan in hot oil until they become transparent; then add in the garlic and sauté it until it becomes golden; then add in the meat and sauté for about 5 minutes
  • Add in the spices and the salt; then cover the pan and let the mixture cook for about 5 additional minutes
  • Add in the pine nuts to the meat; then divide the meat into two halves to make a kibbeh tray
  • Spread half the quantity of the meat inside an baking tray that has been greased with oil
  • Spread the filling on the surface and cover it with the rest of the dough
  • Cut them into shapes using a sharp knife dipped in ice water and pour a little quantity of oil onto the surface.
  • Bake the kibbeh in the prepared aluminium-covered baking tray in a preheated oven at a temperature of about 220 ° C/450°F for about 30 minutes
  • Remove the aluminium foil and cook the kibbeh for about 10 additional minutes or until the edges are away from the sides of the kibbeh tray.
  • Serve and enjoy your delicious dish!


Nutrition Information
Calories: 438.5, Fat: 26.5g, Carbohydrates: 28.7g, Dietary Fiber: 5.5 g, Protein: 20g
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