Stuffed Bell Peppers (Meat Dolma)
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Title: Stuffed bell peppers (meat dolma)
Yield: 6 Servings
12 sm Green bell peppers
3 Tomatoes (optional)
1 tb Butter
Salt and pepper to taste
2 c Water
Meat and rice stuffing
3 c Yoghurt
Cut a thin slice from the stem end of the peppers, remove seeds and
membranes, wash and save tops to act as lids. Wash. Drain
upside-down. Fill peppers with meat and rice stuffing, replace lids
and cover tops either with pepper stems or with quartered tomatoes,
skinside up. Line the bottom of a large saucepan with parsely stems.
Add salt, pepper an water. Dot with butter. Place a plate
upside-down on peppers. Cover and cook on lowest possible heat until
peppers are tender (about 40 minutes).
Transfer stuffed pepprs to a platter. Pour remaining liquid (about 8
tbsns) from the saucepan over the peppers. Serve hot with yoghurt and
salad as a main course.
From Turkish Cookery by Gulseren Ramazanoglu
(Yoghurt is something made by the Turkish people and is also eaten in
other Mid-East countries. I've tried it and liked it but haven't
been able to duplicate. Plain American yogurt is not my idea of a
Posted by Damita Green in Fidonet Intercook
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