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Lahm Bi Ajeen

5 from 1 vote
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Middle Eastern
Servings 25 pieces


  • 1 cup ground meat (85%meat, 15%fat)
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped tomato
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green pepper
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped red pepper
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped parsley
  • 1.5 cups finely chopped yellow onion
  • 1/4 tbsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 6 ounces tomato paste
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • La Banderita flour tortillas*


  • Finely chop or place individually into food processor the red pepper, green pepper, parsley, onion.
  • Individually drain the red pepper, green pepper, onion through a sieve to remove any excess water from these vegetables.
    Hummus Bi Ajeen, chopped vegetables
  • Mix together the meat, red pepper, green pepper, parsley, onion, tomato paste, salt, pepper, cayenne pepper and lemon.
  • Pre-heat oven to 400F.
  • Place 1/4 cup of the meat mixture onto the flour tortilla. Spread meat mixture out until a thin layer covers the entire tortilla. 
  • Place in oven for about 13 minutes, rotating the tray mid way through to cook evenly. The Lahem Bi Ageen is fully cooked once meat appears cooked and the edges of the bread are slightly tanned, but not crisp. 
  • Enjoy as a whole pie or rolled up like a soft taco. **


*La Banderita flour tortillas can be found at ant major grocery store. Most packages come with 10-20 tortillas.
** These store well in the freezer for up until a few months. Once cooked allow to cool, then place a parchment between each piece. Reheat in the oven or microwave until just warmed.