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  1. 1 c Dried lentils

  2. 3 c Water

  3. Salt 3/4 c Butter

  4. 3/4 c Bulgur, fine grade

  5. 1 md Onion, finely chopped

  6. 1/4 c Finely chopped green or -sweet red pepper 1/4 c Finely chopped green onions

  7. -(white part and 2" of -green parts) 1/4 c Finely chopped parsley

  8. 1/4 c Finely chopped fresh mint

  9. 20 minutes. Add more hot water if needed. Stir in

  10. 1/2 cup butter and bulgur. Simmer

  11. 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat and cover. Set aside

  12. 15 minutes. In heavy skillet, melt remaining

  13. 1/4 cup butter over moderate heat. Add onion. Saute until golden brown, stirring frequently. In large mixing bowl combine sauteed onions, lentil and bulgur mixture. Dipping hands occasionally into bowl of warm water, knead mixture until well blended,

  14. 2-3 minutes. Add

  15. 3 tablespoons sweet pepper,

  16. 3 tablespoons green onions,

  17. 3 tablespoons parsley and 3 tablespoons mint to mixture and mix well. Adjust seasonings to taste. Keeping hands moistened, form mixture into 1/2 patties. Arrange on serving dish. Sprinkle with reserved sweet pepper, green onions, parsley and mint. Season to taste with paprika. Serve with cucumber and tomato salad.


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