Red Pepper Dish
(Kirmizi Biber Yemegi)
1 red bell pepper, diced
1 small onion, chopped
3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
2 tbsp rice, rinsed, drained
2 large tomato, peeled, diced
1/2 tsp crushed red pepper
1 tsp pomegranate paste or Grenadine syrup
Saute the onion with olive oil until it's softened. Add the red pepper, rice, tomatoes, crushed pepper, salt and pepper. Cover and do not open while its cooking. Cook for 20 minutes under medium heat. Turn the heat off, add pomegranate paste, stir.
Sprinkle some chopped parsley all over the dish. Serve warm or at room temperature with Turkish Bread.
You can have this vegetarian dish as a main course or as a side dish.