Gemista – (Stuffed Tomatoes & Peppers)

  • 6 medium tomatoes
  • 6 medium peppers
  • 1 1/2 cup rice
  • 2 onions (chopped)
  • 1 1/2 cup olive oil
  • Parsley (diced)
  • Bread crumbs
  • 2 cups tomato juice
  • Salt & pepper

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Slice-off the top of the tomatoes (& peppers) and carve-out the inside.

Save the “carvings”, mash it and mix it with the rice, onion, parsley, salt & pepper and half the oil.

Stuff the tomatoes (& peppers) and lid them with their previously sliced-off tops and place them in a pan.

Top with the tomato-juice, bread-crumbs and the rest of the olive-oil

Bake at 350F for about 1 1/2 hours.