Kousa Bil Bandora (Savory Stuffed Zucchini)

Total Time
1hr
Prep 20 mins
Cook 40 mins

Lebanese cooked stuffed zucchini.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Clean the zucchini. Cut one end and make a hole through the zucchini, leaving 1/4 inch at the end, taking all the seeds from inside.
  2. Mix meat, rinsed and drained rice, dash of salt, pepper and cinnamon, and 2 tablespoons finely chopped onions.
  3. Stuff the zucchini with the meat mixture. Fry them with 2 tablespoons shortening till lightly brown.
  4. Add tomato, chopped and sauce, and more water just till covered. Let boil.
  5. Reduce heat to medium. Cover and let cook till done, about 30 minutes. If some of the stuffing is left, add it to the sauce before cooking.
  6. Serve with pita bread.
  7. From "One Thousand And One Delights" by Nahda Salah.
  8. available through International Promoters of Art Inc.

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