Stuffed Vegetables

Cooking Vacations- Stuffed Peppers

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6 Assorted peppers, such as: Sweet red peppers, yellow peppers, green peppers

Ingredients for the filler:
 1 cup Persian rice –
* substitute 1/2 cup of rice with 500gr. of grounded meat or 1 cup of cooked lentils
1 chopped onion
3 Tbs. olive oil
1-2 grated carrots - option
1/2 cup chopped parsley
2 Tbs. brown sugar or silan (dates' honey)
1/2 cup raisins or cranberries, 1/2 cup roasted pine nuts - options
Ingredients for the sauce:
 500 gr. grated tomatoes fresh or canned
2 cups boiling water
1 cup beer or white wine
1 Tbs. sweet & hot paprika
2 Tbs. sugar
Salt & pepper


  1. Wash the rice with water and soak 20 min in lukewarm water with salt.
  2. Fry the onions in the olive oil until transparent.
  3. Add the carrots, parsley, silan, salt & pepper and rice. Steam for few more min.
  4. Prepare the peppers - cut the peppers' cap and clean the seeds.
  5. Fill the peppers with the rice and arrange them in the pot.
  6. Mix the ingredients of the sauce and pour over the peppers and around. Cover the peppers with the cap.
  7. Cook on a low flame after boiling for an hour.
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