Sample Dishes from Turkish Cuisine
Peas with Ground Meat ( Kıymalı Bezelye)
|Green peas||- -||1.5 kg|
|Onion||2 medium size||120 gr|
|Ground Meat||1 1/2 cup||250 gr|
|Margarine||3 tablespoon||30 gr|
|Tomatoe paste||1 1/2 tablespoon||15 gr|
|Salt||2 teaspoon||12 gr|
|Water||3 cup||600 gr|
|Sugar||1/3 teaspoon||2 gr|
Brown ground meat
and chopped onions in margarine for 8-10 minutes or until meat is crumbly; drain.
Add tomato paste and water; stir. Season with salt and sugar; mix well. Bring
to boil. Stir in shelled peas. Reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 1 hour or until
tender. Serve hot.
(in approximately one serving)
|Vitamin A||1113 iu|
|Vitamin C||20 mg|
It is cooked in
May and June when fresh peas are available. In other seasons, canned peas are
used. It is always served with rice or bulgur pilaf which makes a good combinatian
for lunch or dinner cacık goes well with it.