(Saçma Tavası - Gaziantep - Southeast Anatolia Region)
150 - 200 g lean ground beef or lamb
1 medium-size onion, sliced
1 large eggplant, peel the skin in strips lengthwise, cut in bite size, soak in water with salt for about 15-20 minutes, then squeeze
1 large yellow potato, peeled, cut in small cubes
1 cubanelle pepper, discard the seeds, diced
1/2 cup diced tomato, canned
3 tablespoonful canned crushed tomato + 1/2 cup water
2-3 garlic cloves, chopped
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil or 3 tbsp butter
1/1 tsp all spice
1 cubanelle pepper, sliced
1 tomato, sliced
Saute the ground beef with onion until the colour turns to light brown. Do not over cook! Leave some of its juice in it. Mix with the rest of the ingredients. Place in a shallow casserole dish. Arrange the green pepper and tomato slices all over the top.
Preheat the oven to 400 F (200 C). Cook until all the vegetables are tender. It takes for about 1 hr.
Serve the Sachma Tava with Turkish Rice Pilaf and traditional Turkish Yoğurt Drink (Ayran) by the side.
Labels: Lamb- Beef -Veal