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Stuffed Tomatoes With Ground Meat

Sample Dishes from Turkish Cuisine

Stuffed Tomatoes With Ground Meat (Etli Domates Dolması)

Tomatoe12 medium size1325 gr
Rice2/5 cup75 gr
Onion2 medium size120 gr
Parsley 1/2 bunch30 gr
Dill1/2 bunch20 gr
Ground Meat (medium fat)1 3/4 cup300 gr
Salt2 teaspoon12 gr
Mint1 tablespoon1.3 gr
Black Pepper1 teaspoon2 gr
Margarine1 tablespoon10 gr
Water (warm)1/4 cup50 gr


Cut an opening on stem sides of tomatoes about 3 cm (1 1/4 inch) in diameter. Reserve cut pieces. Set aside. Scoop out pulp gently: mince. Combine ground meat, rice, 1 cup of minced tomato, finely chopped onions, parsley and dill, mint, salt and pepper. Mix thoroughly. Fill tomato shells with mixture. Press reserved pieces as lids covering fılling. Arrange in a shallow saucepan side by side with stem sides up. Add hot water. Cover and simmer for 45-50 minutes or until rice is tender, remove from heat. Serve hot.

Servings: 6

Nutritional Value
(in approximately one serving)

Energy195 cal
Protein12,5 g
Fat7,8 g
Carbohydrates19,2 g
Calcium44 mg
Iron2,9 mg
Phosphorus159 mg
Zinc2 mg
Sodium831 mg
Vitamin A1809 iu
Thiamine0,16 mg
Riboflavin0,18 mg
Niacin4,55 mg
Vitamin C21 mg
Cholesterol45 mg

Regional Characteristics:

This dish is prepared with peppers and eggplant together as mixed dolmas. It is served for lunch or supper as a main dish.