1 small head of Cauliflower, stems leaves peeled off, florets separated
4 cups water with salt
150 g medium ground beef
1 medium-size carrot, peeled, cut in cubes or sliced
1 onion, sliced
2-3 garlic cloves, sliced
1/2 cubanelle pepper, cut in medium size chunks
1/2 red pepper, cut in medium size chunks
2-3 green onions, chopped
60 ml extra virgin olive oil
1 or 1 1/2 cups warm water mixed with 3 tbsp canned crushed tomatoes
1 tsp crushed red pepper (red pepper flakes)
2 tbsp lemon juice
Boil the florets for about 2 minutes in the water with salt in a medium-size pot. Drain and place them in a shallow cooking pan.
In the meantime, cook the ground beef with salt and pepper at medium heat in a separate pan. Stir constantly. Add 1/2 cup of the warm water mixed with crushed tomatoes, carrots, onion and garlic, and cook for about 5 more minutes. Pour it all over the cauliflowers with the rest of the warm water. Arrange cubanelle peppers, red peppers and green onions on top. Pour olive oil all over. Cover the lid halfway and cook for 15-20 minutes at medium heat.
Add the lemon juice and sprinkle crushed pepper at the end. Serve with fresh Turkish Bread.
Makes 3-4 servings.
Labels: Lamb- Beef -Veal