GEMISTA. STUFFED VEGETABLES

 

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Ingredients

  • -6 medium tomatoes
  • -6 medium peppers
  • -4 medium potatoes
  • -2 cups rice
  • -3 onions (chopped)
  • -1/2 cup of fresh parsley,chopped
  • -1/3 cup of fresh dill, chopped
  • -2 tbsp of fresh mint, chopped
  • -1 bunch of fresh green onion, chopped
  • -1 cup of olive oil
  • -salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  • Slice off the top of the tomatoes and the peppers.
  • Use a spoon to remove the inside part of the tomatoes and the peppers.
  • Save the inner part of the tomatoes you have removed. It will be used for the stuffing.
  • Mash the inner tomato parts with a blender and mix half of the tomato mash with the rice, the onions (chopped), the parsley , the dill, the green onions and the mint.
  • Pour olive oil and boil the rice mixture.
  • Add salt and pepper as desired.
  • Do not overcook the stuffing.
  • The rice should not be soft. It will soften later during baking time. Stuff the tomatoes and the peppers and cover them with their tops. Place them in a pan, surround them with the potatoes (sliced) and pour the rest of the tomato mash.
  • Add olive oil and bake for about 1 1/2 hour in at 375 .
  • Add water to the bottom of the pan, if required, during baking.
  • Serve with Greek feta cheese.

Notes

Categories: Greek 

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