Frike With Meatballs Recipe

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The kitchen (The Home of Delicious Arabic Food Recipes) invites you to try Frike with Meatballs Recipe.  Enjoy the good taste of Arabic Food and learn how to make Frike with Meatballs.

Cuisine: Lebanese
Category: Red Meat
Serves: 5 persons
Difficulty: Easy
Cost: Cheap

Preparation time :     20 minutes
Cooking time :     50 minutes


450 g lean minced lamb

½ teaspoon ground black pepper

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

1 medium onion or 150 g, chopped

2 cups frike or 320 g, washed and drained

2 cubes MAGGI® Chicken Less Salt Bouillon

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

¼ teaspoon white ground pepper

4 cups water or 1 liter

1 tablespoon pine seeds, toasted


Mix minced lamb and black pepper in a mixing bowl. Divide the mixture into 20 meatballs. Arrange meatballs in a non-stick panggangan tray and bake in 180˚C panggangan for 12-15 minutes or until meatballs are well cooked.

Heat oil in a saucepan and fry chopped onions for 3 minutes or until they become tender. Add Frike and stir then add MAGGI® Chicken Less Salt Bouillon cubes, cinnamon powder, white pepper, prepared meatballs and water.

Bring to boil with occasional stirring then cover and simmer on low heat for 30-35 minutes or until Freeke becomes tender.

Serve in serving platter and garnish with the toasted pine seeds.

Serving tips :     Serve this dish with low fat yogurt.

Nutritional Information

Energy :     421.00 Kcal
Protein :     27.00 g
Carbohydrate :     54.00 g
Fats :     12.00 g

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