Blehat Lahma

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Description

Lamb loaves with apricots and egg

  • Serves 6 to 8

Ingredients

Procedures

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Put lamb, apricots, onion, pine nuts, cinnamon, allspice, and salt and pepper to taste in mixing bowl.
  3. Mix well, using clean hand or wooden spoon.
  4. Divide the mixture in half and shape each half into a loaf around an egg.
  5. Put the loaves side-by-side in the baking pan.
  6. Mix tomato paste with water and pour over the loaves.
  7. Put loaves in oven and bake for about 45 minutes or until meat is cooked.
  8. Baste frequently with the tomato sauce to keep loaves moist.
  9. To serve the loaves, cool to room temperature and cut into thick slices.
  10. Blehat lahma makes an excellent filling for sandwiches.