Croatian Stuffed Green Peppers (“punjena Paprika”)

Recipe by nitko
READY IN: 1hr 50mins
SERVES: 6
YIELD: 6 portions
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Wash green peppers and cut the stem part to open a hole and to remove seeds part.
  • Sauté finely minced onion on lard. When transparent remove from heat and add grounded beef and pork.
  • Cook rice until half done and add into meat. Also add 1 whole egg, salt and pepper. Mix well into a compact stuffing.
  • Stuff each green pepper with stuffing until full (Surplus of stuffing use as meat balls to cook with peppers).
  • In a pot melt lard and sauté flour until brownish. Add tomato strained juice, salt and sugar. Add water if needed.
  • Roast each green pepper in a frying pan on some oil making sure they don’t over burn. Put each peppers into a sauce and cook 60 minutes. At the end you can add sour cream.
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