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Hashweh Lebanese Rice

Course Main Course
Cuisine lebanese
Servings 4 servings


  • 2 cloves garlic, finely diced
  • 2 cups long or medium grain rice, washed and rinsed
  • 1 medium red onion, diced
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 tsp ground all-spice
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground cloves
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1/2 cup California Golden Raisins
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 1/2 cups water (or beef stock)


  • Wash and rinse rice a few times under the sink in a sieve to remove as much starch from the rice as possible.
  • In a medium sized pan, addoil, garlic and onion, and sauté until soft
  • Add ground beef, all-spice,cinnamon, cloves, salt and pepper. Cook until beef is almost cooked through
  • Add washed rice on top of meatmixture and add water
  • Boil on high for about 3minutes until majority of the water is cooked off
  • Turn the heat down to low, cover pan and cook for about 10 minutes or until all the water is cooked out and riceis cooked and soft.
  • Once the rice is cooked, turnoff heat and add chopped parsley, pecans and raisins. Enjoy!
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