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       Title: Youvarlakia
  Categories: Ethnic, Ground beef, Beef
       Yield: 5 servings
       1 lb Ground beef                         2 tb Finely chopped fresh mint
     1/4 lb Onion; grated                     1/2 ts Freshly ground black pepper
       3    Garlic cloves; minced                    Salt
     1/2 ts Oregano                           1/4 c  Long-grain rice
       1 ts Ground cumin                        4 tb Fruity olive oil
       2 tb Minced flat-leaf parsley      
 --------------------------------TOMATO SAUCE--------------------------------
     1/2 c  Finely chopped onion                     Salt
       4    Garlic cloves; minced                    Freshly ground black pepper
     1/2 ts Freshly ground cinnamon           1/2 c  Herb broth or water
       1 tb Honey                               2 tb Minced flat-leaf parsley
       2 lb Tomatoes                            2 tb Finely chopped fresh mint
            - skinned, seeded & chopped         1 tb Finely chopped fresh basil
   Put the ground beef in a bowl with the grated onion, garlic, oregano,
   cumin, parsley, mint, and pepper and add salt.  Rinse, then scald the rice
   by pouring boiling water over it in a bowl; leave to soak for 5 minutes.
   Drain, add to the beef, and mix all ingredients well.  Form small sausage
   Heat the oil in a large skillet and fry the meatballs until brown.  Drain
   on paper towels.
   Add the onion to the oil remaining in the pan and fry over gentle heat
   until translucent.  Add the garlic, cinnamon, and honey and stir until
   carmelized.  Add the chopped tomato, season, and simmer for about 15
   minutes until the sauce has reduced.  Add the herb broth and the meatballs.
   Cover and simmer for 30 minutes.  Sprinkle with chopped herbs.
   Source: Recipes from a Greek Island - by Susie Jacobs
   :       ISBN: 0-671-74531-X