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Lebanese Hamburgers Recipe
|Ground cinnamon||1 Tablespoon|
|Salt||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ground red pepper||3⁄4 Teaspoon (Cayenne)|
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄4 Pound (0.5 Cup)|
|Onions||4 Large, sliced|
|Tomatoes||4 Small, cut into 0.5 inch-thick slices|
|Yogurt sauce||1 Tablespoon|
|Lean ground beef||3 Pound|
|Water||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Hamburger buns||12 , split and buttered|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 5171 Calories from Fat 1918
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 222 g340.8%
Saturated Fat 101.4 g506.9%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 1025.8 mg
Sodium 7139.5 mg297.5%
Total Carbohydrates 461 g153.6%
Dietary Fiber 47.3 g189.2%
Sugars 100.2 g
Protein 344 g688%
Vitamin A 151.8% Vitamin C 237.2%
Calcium 150.1% Iron 232.1%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Melt 6 tablespoons of the butter in a wide frying pan over low heat.
Add onions and cook, stirring often, until pale golden and very soft (about 40 minutes); stir in half the spice mixture after 20 minutes.
Transfer cooked onions to a heatproof dish and place in a 300° oven.
Melt remaining 2 tablespoons butter in frying pan over medium heat; add tomatoes.
Cook for 1 to 2 minutes on each side.
Distribute tomatoes and any juices over onions; return to oven.
Prepare Yogurt Sauce; cover and refrigerate.
In a bowl, blend remaining spice mixture with beef and water; then shape into 12 patties, each about 4 inches in diameter.
Place patties on a lightly greased grill 4 to 6 inches above a solid bed of hot coals.
Cook, turning once, until done to your liking; cut to test .
When you turn patties, arrange buns, cut side down, around outside of grill to toast.