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Sweet Potato Kibbeh

Shell
Ingredients:

2 cup cooked and pureed sweet potato (about 2 large sweet potatoes)
1¼ cups fine bulgur wheat (labeled #1)

1 teaspoon cumin,
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 a teaspoon of ground all spice (Jamaican all spice)
salt and pepper to taste

¼ cup flour
3 tablespoons olive oil

Directions:

  1. Remove any excess water possible from the sweet potato by using a cheese cloth.
  2. In a large bowl add all the spices Bulgar, pureed sweet potato flour and olive oil mix together until fully combined.
  3. Set aside to allow the bulgur to soak up any of the remaining moisture.

Set aside start on the stuffing.

Spinach Chickpea Stuffing
Ingredients:

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 large onion, finely chopped
3 cups fresh spinach
1 can chickpeas rinsed and drained
1 tomato, diced
1/2 lemon juiced
1 tablespoon of sumac
1/8 teaspoon cinnamon

Directions:

  1. Heat oil in a pan. sautee onion until soft. place remaining ingredients and cook for 5 minutes.
  2. Once finished remove from heat and prepare for layering.
  3. Coat an oven safe dish with non stick spray.
  4. Take half the shell and spread evenly in the oven safe dish. then for the second layer add all the spinach chickpea stuffing. 
  5. Use the rest of the shell on top of the spinach chickpea mix.
  6. Bake in the oven at 400 degrees until the top starts to turn golden.
  7. Remove and serve

Optional add pine nuts to spinach mixture.

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