Vegetarian Kibbeh - Lentils with Cracked Wheat

kibbeh-addas.jpg Lentils are a heart healthy food and a great vegan source of iron and protein. Kibbeh is a tradition Middle Eastern meat loaf that has the added value of using cracked whole wheat. This recipe is the vegan/vegetarian version, that is inexpensive and easy to make. See the directions below to enjoy your own Vegetarian Kibbeh.
Step 1: Boil & cook well one cup of skinless lentils with plenty of water

Step 2: When lentils are well cooked, add one cup of coarse cracked wheat, let it cook together with the lentils until all the water evaporates, the wheat is cooked and take some in your hand when cool so you can make into a ball, i.e. it is ready.

Step 3: Separately, chop about one cup of parsley, half cup green onion, 3 cloves garlic, one cup of fresh spinach. Juice of half lemon is optional.

Step 4: Add them to the cooked lentils with the wheat, mix them altogether, add salt and pepper to your taste.

Step 5: Shape the mixture into balls similar to meat ball like 1 inch each, put in the refrigerator and serve when needed.

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