Cheater's stuffed courgette

    45 min

    A quick dish if you feel like having courgette but don't want to spend time stuffing them. You don’t need to add water to cook the rice, as courgette usually release a lot of liquid.

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    Serves: 8 

    • 1 onion, minced
    • 2 medium carrots, peeled and diced
    • oil
    • 250 to 300g minced meat
    • 100g uncooked rice
    • 2 courgettes, cut into strips or small cubes
    • 2 tablespoons tomato puree (optional)
    • salt and pepper to taste

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. Fry onion and carrots in a little oil till starting to soften, about 5 minutes. Add meat and rice and mix. Cover and cook over low heat for 10 minutes, stirring from time to time.
    2. Add courgette, cover and cook until the rice is cooked, about 10 more minutes, stirring occasionally. If the mix is dry add a little water.
    3. Add tomato puree if liked and mix well. Season with salt and pepper and serve.


    Can be served topped with sour cream.

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