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 430 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
Cholesterol 50mg 17%
Sodium 556mg 23%
Potassium 1089mg 31%
Total Carbohydrates 54g 18%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 2g
Protein 25g 50%
Vitamin A 165%
Vitamin C 47%
Vitamin D0%
Calcium 9%
Iron 40%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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