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Tunisian   -   Ground Meat Patties (Kefta De La Ghriba)   adapted from The Great Book of Couscous by Copeland Marks

  • 2 Pounds Ground Beef
  • 10 Sprigs Parsley -- finely chopped
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon Pepper
  • 1 Teaspoon Cayenne
  • 2 Cups French Bread Crumbs
  • 1 Large Onion -- finely chopped
  • Flour -- for dusting
  • 4 Medium Eggs -- beaten
  • 1/4 Cup Olive Oil -- for frying
  • 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 6 Cloves Garlic -- finely chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons Tomato Paste
  • 1 Teaspoon Cayenne
  • 2 Cups Water
Directions Mix meat, parsley, salt, pepper, cayenne, bread and onions together. Form into 8 patties. Dredge patties in flour then dip in egg. Heat oil in skillet and brown over moderate heat for 3 minutes per side. Drain on paper towels. Heat oil in skillet and fry garlic over moderate heat for 1 minute. Add tomato paste, cayenne, and water. Bring to a boil and cook for 15 minutes. Add patties and simmer until all the sauce has evaporated about 15 minutes.
Serves 6
Time to Make 0:00

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