Baked Kibbee

January 18, 2017
Baked Kibbee

Author Notes: Growing up in St. Louis, there was a vibrant Syrian and Lebanese community. This was one of my favorites from "Grandma Ruth". Kibbe can be served raw, baked or fried. My favorite is baked.lorigoldsby

Serves: 8


  • 1 pound ground beef or lamb
  • 1/2 small onion, fine chop
  • 1/2 pound cracked bulgur wheat
  • 1/2 cup pinenuts
  • 1 teaspoon each of allspice, cumin and s/p to taste
  • 1 teaspoon dried mint
  • Olive oil
In This Recipe


  1. Wash bulgur wheat, drain and let stand 30 min.
  2. Mix all ingredients in food processor to blend.
  3. Butter a small rectangular baking pan and press mixture into pan. Cut into a traditional diamond shape (like Baklava). Drizzle olive oil on top.
  4. Bake at 350 for 25 minutes or until golden brown.

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