Turkey Kefta With Sweet Onion And Raisin Sauce Recipe

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The Lebanese Recipes Kitchen (The home of delicious Lebanese Recipes and Middle Eastern food recipes) invites you to try Turkey Kefta with Sweet Onion and Raisin Sauce Recipe. Enjoy the Middle Eastern Cuisine and learn how to make Turkey Kefta with Sweet Onion and Raisin Sauce.

Meatballs take on a Moroccan twist when simmered on a bed of sweet onions lightly flavored with a unique combination of spices. In Morocco, the word kefta refers to ground meat–usually turkey, beef, or lamb. Serve with rice or couscous.

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 5 meatballs, 1/2 cup onion mixture, and 1 tablespoon almonds)

Ingredients

4 cups thinly vertically sliced Vidalia or other sweet onion
1/2 cup raisins
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon Ras el Hanout
1 (14-ounce) can fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
1/2 cup finely chopped fresh parsley
1/4 cup dry breadcrumbs
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon Ras el Hanout
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 1/4 pounds ground turkey breast $
1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted

Preparation

Combine first 6 ingredients in a Dutch oven; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes or until sauce thickens, stirring occasionally.
Combine chopped fresh parsley and the next 6 ingredients (through ground turkey breast) in a large bowl; shape mixture into 20 meatballs. Place meatballs on top of onion mixture; cover and cook for 20 minutes or until done. Sprinkle evenly with slivered almonds.

Kitty Morse, Cooking Light
MAY 2006

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