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Ethnic Recipe and Meal Ideas
This site is designed to help you if you are looking for ethnic recipes or meal ideas from around the globe. You can search for a recipe (using the search box on the right) or use the drop down menus at the top of the page which include region, country, base ingredient or "pot luck"

Turkish Recipe Ideas
Turkish Food and Drink Ideas

Beef & Mixed Vegetables

This is a traditonal Turkish dish which would be served as a main dish with rice on the side. The flavoursome ingredients like eggplant, olive oil, potatoes add more taste to the recipe.
For US to UK equivalents see this rough guide

Recipe Ingredients:

  • Eggplant Cut into Pieces - 1
  • Potatoes - 4
  • small zucchini in chunks - 1
  • Finely Chopeed/ Sliced Onion - 1
  • Garlic Cloves - 3
  • Green Onions finely Sliced - 3
  • Cubanelle Pepper - 1
  • Tomato paste - 1/2 cup
  • Olive oil - 1/4 cup
  • ground Beef - 1 cup
  • Salt & Black pepper to taste


In a deep bowl add water and salt and mix well. Add the washed eggplants to it and soak for 1 hour. Squeeze the egg plants and remove the water from them. In a deep pan add onions, salt & pepper , potatoes. On low heat cook for 15 mins. Add the beef and cook for another hour. Add the other remaining items and egg plants and cook for 15 mins. Serve it hot.

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For US to UK equivalents for food weights and measurements see this rough guide

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