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Macaronia kai kima Recipe

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This recipe for Macaronia kai kima, by , is from Recipes from Yiayia's kitchen, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.


Added: Friday, October 2, 2009


2 pounds ground beef extra lean
1 large onion finely chopped
2 garlic cloves finely chopped
2 bay leaves
1 ripe tomato peeled
5 whole cloves
teaspoon cinnamon
teaspoon sugar
1 large can tomato sauce
100 ml olive oil
oregano to taste
salt and pepper to taste

In large sauce pot soften onion and garlic in oil.
Add kima and brown with garlic and onion.
Add rest of ingredients and boil 20-30 minutes, low heat.
Taste to add herbs.




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