Lebanese Meat Pastry Thinnies Recipe

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6 round sheets of unbaked Jewish bread
1 1/2 cups chopped lean meat
1/2 cup minced onions
1/4 cup pine nuts
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper


Pass meat through grinder twice. Fry minced onions in two tablespoons shortening until yellow. Add meat, pine nuts, salt and pepper and fry gently until nuts are light brown and the meat has lost its pink color. Cut each sheet of bread into four wedges. Put a spoonful of filling on the broad end of each wedge. Roll up tightly into a pencil shape. Press together. Lay rolled pastries on a damp towel close together. Just before serving, fry in deep fat until light brown and crisp. Makes about two dozen.

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