Greek Lamb Stuffed Bell Peppers and Tomatoes

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READY IN: 3hrs 15mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Slice tops from tomatoes and peppers and clean, save them.
  • Remove pulp from tomatoes and reserve.
  • Put tops in baking dish and place veggies on top of them (keeps them from burning).
  • Sprinkle 1/4 teaspoon sugar in each.
  • Heat 1/2 cup butter in large frying pan and saute onion till transparent.
  • Add meat and stir.
  • Add rice, spices**, and 1 cup tomato pulp (mashed).
  • Cover and cook 15 mins, allow to cool.
  • Mix breadcrumbs into meat mixture.
  • Fill vegs and remainder of tomato pulp (mashed) on top of stuffing.
  • Pour tomato sauce and enough water to bring fluid level to 1/2.
  • Bake in oven at 350 deg for 2-1/2 hours.
  • Check periodically to see that water hasn't dried up in pan, add more water if needed.
  • ** If you don't have Greek spices combine 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon oregano, 1 teaspoon parsley, and 1 teaspoon mint. This will be close, adjust the parsley and mint to taste.
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