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Sfeeha - Small Meat Pies

posted on: Jan 19, 2017

Sfeeha - Small Meat Pies

Sfeeha is a very common appetizer in Arab households. It is easy to make and enjoyed by virtually everyone.


  • 20 ready-to-bake biscuits (dough)
  • 1 pound of ground beef or lamb
  • 2 onions, minced
  • 1 tomato, minced
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1/2 tbsp all spice
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • Optional: 1/4 cup of pine nuts


Spray olive oil cooking spray onto a baking sheet

Flatten ready-to-bake biscuits and place on the baking sheet

In a large bowl, mix together ground beef/lamb, minced onion, all spice, salt, and pepper.

Squeeze the lemon onto the meat and mix again

With a spoon, spread a thin layer of meat over the biscuits

Top the biscuits with pieces of minced tomato and pine nuts

Bake for 15 minutes in the oven at 350 degrees