Category: Stuffed Vegetables

Stuffed Tomatoes with Minced Meat and Rice

Stuffed Tomatoes with Minced Meat and Rice

| 14 July 2016

Stuffed tomatoes are a very popular dish in Greece and these recipes will become your favorites. Follow the recipe and I guarantee you the results will be outstanding. Children love this dish so you’ll be able to give even the most finicky little ones a tasty, light and very wholesome meal to eat. Stuffed tomatoes […]

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Stuffed cabbage leaves (cabbage rolls)

Stuffed cabbage leaves (cabbage rolls)

| 4 December 2014

In Greek they are called ‘lahanodolmades’ and this dish is one of my absolute favorites! Cabbage is now in season and at its best – it is very tasty and sweet. For stuffed cabbage leaves, it is better to choose a large cabbage that feels ‘light’. That is the leaves are not tightly furled, and […]

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Stuffed Peppers with Minced Meat and Rice

Stuffed Peppers with Minced Meat and Rice

| 2 September 2013

Stuffed Peppers with mince and rice is a very popular dish in Greece, and I advise you to try it unreservedly, you will love it.             Ingredients: 6 green or red peppers 1 ½ cup olive oil 250 gr. Minced meat 6 heaped tablespoonfuls rice 1 chopped onion 1 eggplant […]

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Greek Stuffed Eggplants

Greek Stuffed Eggplants

| 15 July 2013

This is another traditional recipe with a little tweak. The stuffing is made with vegetables and minced meat. If you like, you can use only  ground meat, and proceed in the same way. In Greece they are called ‘papoutsakia’ that is ‘little shoes’. The dish can very easily become a vegetarian. Just omit the meat and […]

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Stuffed tomatoes with rice, pine nuts and raisins (Politika)

Stuffed tomatoes with rice, pine nuts and raisins (Politika)

| 25 March 2013

This recipe hails from the East, and in particular from Istanbul in Turkey. Its former name was Constantinople and the Greeks called it Poli, which means city. And this is a recipe that came to Greece with the Greeks that lived in the Poli, hence Politika. I have a dear friend whose husband is from […]

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Stuffed Mushrooms

Stuffed Mushrooms

| 17 December 2012

Stuffed mushrooms are one way you can enjoy them. As they are stuffed with minced meat, you can serve them as a light lunch with a nice green salad. If you have leftover minced meat you can very well use it up by filling the mushrooms and you have a meal ready in half an […]

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Stuffed Sweet Long Peppers

Stuffed Sweet Long Peppers

| 29 October 2012

Peppers are loved all over the world and there are many different kinds to suit everyone’s taste. These peppers I used are sweet, green ones, but you can use sweet, red peppers or even hot ones if you like. They are wonderfully tasty and a very nice savory snack or appetizer. I am giving you […]

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Eggplants stuffed with tomatoes, onions & herbs ‘Imam Baildi’

Eggplants stuffed with tomatoes, onions & herbs ‘Imam Baildi’

| 24 September 2012

This dish also hails fromAsia Minor, and although you need very few ingredients, it is extremely tasty. It is perfect for vegetarians and meat lovers as well! You can serve them accompanied by a generous piece of feta cheese and brown bread and you will have a perfect, satisfying meal. I am not giving you […]

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Eggplant rolls

Eggplant rolls

| 27 August 2012

Slices of eggplants are rolled around  strips of veal or pork, cheese and red pepper and they are all cooked in a spicy tomato sauce. You cannot go wrong with this easy, elegant and super tasty dish. It may be a little time consuming, but it is worth the trouble.         Ingredients […]

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Zucchini stuffed with minced meat & rice in egg-lemon sauce

Zucchini stuffed with minced meat & rice in egg-lemon sauce

| 2 July 2012

Another tasty and light summer dish as the zucchini are at their best now. For the stuffing you can use minced meat and rice, or only rice with various herbs for a vegetarian dish. You can use either the usual large zucchini or the round ones. In any case they taste exactly the same.   […]

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