Gemista Thessalonikiotika

Gemista Thessalonikiotika
 
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Ingredients

Ingredients
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  • 4 green bell peppers,
  • 4 medium tomatoes,
  • 2 cups of rice (any type), preferrably pearl or medium,
  • 2 onions
  • 2-3 cloves of garlic
  • 1 can of tomato sauce
  • parsley
  • about 8 table spoons of extra virgin olive oil
  • 250gr mince meat beef and pork
  • 350gr feta cheese
  • salt, oregano and pepper
In a hot pan you pour about 5-6 table spoons of extra virgin olive oil and then you tosh the thin cut sliced onion, garlic and parsley as well as mince meat with oregano, salt and pepper. You stir until caramelised a little bit and then you pour the tomato sause on top as well as the 2 cups of rice and let it come to a boil. Then, you slice off the top of the bell peppers as well as the tomatoes and remove their insides, bits, etc, place them in a pyrex pan and you fill them up with the mince/rice that we've described above as well as large chunks of feta cheese and close them up with the top that we've sliced off. If any of the mince / rice is left we pour it on top of the bell peppers and tomatoes and we sprinckle what extra virgin olive oil we have left. We bake this in 180 degrees for about half an hour until peppers and tomatoes go saggy. Καλή σας όρεξη!

Gemista Thessalonikiotika

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This recipe is for 4 people. It is traditional Northern Greek recipe - one of the oldest recipes cooked in Greece. They usually cook this food in the summer because tomatoes and peppers grow during the summer.

Method


In a hot pan you pour about 5-6 table spoons of extra virgin olive oil and then you tosh the thin cut sliced onion, garlic and parsley as well as mince meat with oregano, salt and pepper. You stir until caramelised a little bit and then you pour the tomato sause on top as well as the 2 cups of rice and let it come to a boil. Then, you slice off the top of the bell peppers as well as the tomatoes and remove their insides, bits, etc, place them in a pyrex pan and you fill them up with the mince/rice that we've described above as well as large chunks of feta cheese and close them up with the top that we've sliced off. If any of the mince / rice is left we pour it on top of the bell peppers and tomatoes and we sprinckle what extra virgin olive oil we have left. We bake this in 180 degrees for about half an hour until peppers and tomatoes go saggy. Καλή σας όρεξη!
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