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(Kolokithákia Yemistá)

Stuffed Courgettes
(Kolokithákia Yemistá)

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Ingredients

1 ˝ kilo of large courgettes
ž of a kilo of mince
˝ cup of rice
˝ cup of butter
2 medium-sized onions, finely chopped
Parsley, salt and pepper
Egg and lemon sauce or sharp white sauce

Details

Serves: 6


Method

Clean, scrape and wash the courgettes. Cut a small slice from along one side and empty them by hollowing out with a spoon or special scooper. Knead the mince meat with the rice, the finely chopped onions, the parsley, also finely chopped, and the salt and pepper. Fill the courgettes with this mixture.


Do not fill them up completely but leave enough room for the swelling of the rice. Put them upright in a saucepan and add water until they are almost covered, then add the butter. Use the resultant stock (juice) for the egg and lemon sauce or the sharp white sauce. 

1 portion (2 courgettes), calories: 400.
Cooking time: 40-45 minutes.

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