Spinach with Ground Beef
500 gr fresh baby spinach, washed, drained, coarsely chopped
150 gr medium ground beef
1 medium sized onion, finely chopped
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 tbsp butter
2 tbsp rice, rinsed
1 small tomato, peeled, cut in small cubes
1 tsp red pepper paste
3 tbsp crushed tomato, in can
Garlic Yogurt Sauce:
1/2 cup plain Turkish yogurt, room temperature
1-2 clove garlic, mashed with salt
Saute the onion with olive oil and butter for about 2-3 minutes on medium heat in the medium sized pot. Then add the ground beef, salt and pepper, then stir. Cook together until the colour of the ground beef turns to light brown. Add the rice, tomato, red pepper paste and crushed tomato, stir again.
Place the spinach all over and close the lid. Cook on medium heat until the rice is tender without adding water.
Place the dish in a service plate and put a couple of spoons of Garlic Yogurt Sauce over the top. Serve with freshly baked Turkish Bread.
Labels: Lamb- Beef -Veal