Beef Meatball and Spinach Stew (4)

A popular Syrian stew which i found in ” Sumac” by Anas Atassi.

Beef Meatball and Spinach Stew (4)
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Beef Meatball and Spinach Stew (4)
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For the meatballs:
For the stew:
For the lemon sauce:
  1. In a bowl knead the beef and ground allspice with a good pinch of salt and pepper. Form meatballs that are about 5 cm in diameter and set aside.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a large non stick pan on a medium heat and fry the onion and garlic for three minutes until light golden. Sear the meatballs in batches, turning often. Return all the meatballs to the pan.
  3. Add the spinach, stock and a pinch of salt to the pan. Cover and simmer for 2 minutes, then add the ground allspice and season to taste. Stir carefully so the meatballs don't fall apart and simmer on a medium heat for 5-7 minutes until the sauce has reduced by half.
  4. Whisk together all the ingredients for the lemon sauce in a little bowl. SErve the stew warm with the lemon sauce and accompanied by rice vermicelli or rice.
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