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Lamb & Date Pastilla

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Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 onions, sliced
  • 1 lb. ground lamb
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. cumin
  • 2 tsp ginger
  • 1 Tbsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp cloves
  • 1 tsp. chili flakes
  • 1 tsp. tumeric
  • 1 cup dates, chopped
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 1/2 cup chooped cilantro
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • 2 eggs
  • salt & pepper
  • 8 sheets of phyllo dough
  • 2 cups chicken stock

 

Instructions

Cook until browned:  olive oil, onion, lamb.  Add cumin, ginger, cloves, cinnamon, chili flakes, tumeric cook until mixed.  Cover with chicken stock, simmer 30 minutes.  Add eggs, dates, raisins, cilantro, almonds, salt & pepper.

In 8x8 pyrex dish, brush with olive oil, place 1 sheet of phyllo, brush with olive oil and place next sheet of phyllo opposite direction.  Continue until all sheets are used.  Put lamb mix in and cover with phyllo.  Bake 350 degrees for 30 minutes.

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2012 Date Festival Recipe Contest - 2nd Place Winner - Entree

Paula Yeager, Bermuda Dunes, CA

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