Stuffed Peppers (Polneti Piperki)

Piperki polneti or stuffed peppers are also a very popular dish in Macedonia. Peppers are stuffed with ground meat with rice and spices then baked in the oven. 

 

Ingredients: 

  • 9 wider peppers
  • 400 g mixed minced meat
  • 200 g of rice
  • 1 teaspoon paprika 
  • 1 onion
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons mixes spices
  • 1 teaspoon dried or fresh parsley 
  • 4 cups of water 
  • oil

 

Preparation: 

  1.  First, cook the chopped onion, add meat, salt and spices and cook for ten minutes. Add rice and paprika in the end. 
  2. Fill the peppers with the prepared mixture. Use a teaspoon for filling. You can close the peppers with pieces of tomato or potato.
  3. Put peppers in a pan, add the water so the peppers are more than half covered with water, add some oil on top and put them in a heated oven to bake on 250 C. 
  4. Add a mixture of some flour and tomato sauce or ketchup between and on peppers for better taste. Leave them to bake until roasted well.

Enjoy!

 

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