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       Title: Sabzi Koofteh
  Categories: Middle east, Lebanese, Beef, Lamb
       Yield: 4 servings
       1 lb Ground meat (beef or lamb)
       2    Med. onion
            Large handful of fresh mint
            Large handful of fresh
       1    Egg
            Tomato paste
            Split peas
   Cook same of rice and split peas (1/2-3/4 c. each) in
   pan - with not too much water for 5-10 min.  Chop
   onion with mint and watercress. Add about 1/2 t.  salt
   and 1/4 to 1/2 t. turmeric on rice, then add onions
   and mix with meat.  Add 1 egg.  Mix well. Coarsely
   chop 1 med onion and put in pan with a little oil and
   about 3 T. butter Saute, then add about 1/2 t.
   turmeric, 3 T. tomato paste, salt (1/2 t.), and water
   (about 1/2 saucepan). Bring to a boil. Make palm-sized
   meatballs and place in boiling mixture. Cook about 1/2
   hr. Serve in bowls with broth. Yogurt and pickles on
   the side.