Baked Lamb and Bulghur Pie (Kibbeh Pie)

Servings: 8
Preparation time: 60min
Active time: 30min
Total time: 90min

2 lb of finely ground lamb
1/2 cup of bulghur wheat
 2 large onion
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp allspice
1/2 cup toasted pine nuts
about 1 tbsp olive oil
black pepper to taste
sumac to taste


Preheat oven to 350°F

1. Mix everything except the nuts.

2. Lay half of meat mixture in 9 x 13 dish and top with half the nuts. Add remaining meat. Drizzle olive oil the top and sprinkle with lots of black pepper and a little sumac.

3. Allow to sit in the ridge for a while.

4. Bake for 1 hour.

5. Once meat is cooked through, remove from oven and let cool.

6. Cut in diamond shapes and scoop out of the baking pan. Place the pieces on a plate with lemon.