Kibbeh Khamoustah (Kurdish Dumpling Soup)

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Serves8 (1 cup each)
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  1. Cook ground beef over medium high heat in skillet. Remove from heat. Drain fat.
  2. Prepare the dough by mixing matzo meal, semolina, water, and salt. Wet hands and shape into walnut-sized pieces.
  3. Roll out dough into a small circle and fill with 1 tablespoon of meat.
  4. Seal the dough with water. Continue until all the dough and meat is used.
  5. In a large soup pot, heat a small amount of oil and fry garlic until golden over medium heat, about 2-3 minutes.
  6. Add the scallions and Swiss chard. Mix well. Cook about 10 minutes.
  7. Add water and cover. Continue to cook until boiling. Add lemon juice if using.
  8. Add stuffed dough to soup and cook 15 more minutes. Serve hot.

Recipe Tips

Use any ground meat, such as turkey, chicken, or pork.

Nutrition Facts
Kibbeh Khamoustah (Kurdish Dumpling Soup)
Amount Per Serving (1 cup eachg)
Calories 244 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 36mg 12%
Sodium 398mg 17%
Potassium 441mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 32g 11%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 1g
Protein 18g 36%
Vitamin A 10%
Vitamin C 14%
Vitamin D4%
Calcium 5%
Iron 14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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