Yemistes Domates Laderes Me Rizi (Stuffed Tomatoes With Rice)

Recipe by CJAY8248
READY IN: 1hr 18mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • Wash tomatoes, slice off caps, and reserve; scoop out pulp, chop, and reserve. Sprinkle inside of tomatoes with salt and sugar. Saute onions in 1/4 cup of the oil until soft.
  • Preheat oven to 350*.
  • Mix onion, parsley, dill, raisins or currants, pine nuts, rice, chopped tomato pulp, and 1 cup olive oil. Saute for 3 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Fill tomatoes with this mixture. Cover with tomato caps and place in casserole with remaining 1/4 cup olive oil and water. Cover with foil.
  • Bake for 30 to 40 minutes, or until tops are golden and rice is cooked, basting occasionally. Remove from heat and cool. Serve at room temperature.
  • Note: Tomatoes can be cooked on the stove top. Cover with foil and simmer for about 30 minutes, basting occasionally.