Saturday, June 20, 2015
STUFFED BELL PEPPER
4 cups of rice
2 kg of yellow pepper ,cored and washed
2 big onion,chopped
8 tomatoes ,crushed
2 tablespoon of tomato paste
2 bunches of each of parsley ,cilandro and dill,chopped finely ,stalks reserved
2 teaspoon of sumac
A small handful of mint ,chopped
4 tablespoons of tomato paste
4 cups of chicken broth
Optional you can add ground meat ( 500 g)
1. Keep the yellow pepper in water while preparing the stuffing.
2.In a pot on medium heat saute the onions for 3 minutes , add the meat if you put (optional ) after 2 min , add the rice ,stir to coat the oil and onions and keep stirring for 10 min
Add the tomatoes and tomato paste ,season with salt ,pepper and cumin.
Take off the heat ,add the greens and stir.
allow the mixture to cool before using it to stuff the yellow pepper.
place the stalks of the greens in the bottom of a pot and arrange the aubergines on top
Dissolve the 2 tablesppon of the past in the chicken broth.
pour the broth over the yellow pepper
Place on medium -low heat till the rice is cooked