Binnur's Turkish Cookbook - Delicious, healthy and easy-to-make Ottoman & Turkish recipes

Friday, April 15, 2005

Potato Moussaka

(Patates Musakka)

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6 medium sized white potatoes, peeled and sliced 3/4 inches thick
150 gr medium or regular ground beef, cooked
1 onion, sliced
1-2 garlic cloves, sliced
3 tbsp crushed tomato
(or 1 large tomato)
1 tbsp red pepper paste
1 cubenelle pepper, chopped
1 tbsp butter
4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
2 cups water
1/2 tsp crushed pepper (optional)

1/4 cup parsley, chopped

This is a very easy recipe. Place the potatoes in a large, deep skillet. Then add all the ingredients in the above order on top. Cook for about 20 minutes on medium-low heat. Wait for 10 minutes before serving. Sprinkle some oregano and chopped parsley and serve.


At 5:41 AM, Blogger texmex said...

Do you cook the potatoes before?
if not is there enough liquid to cook it in the pot?

Looks very simple and I'd like to try it.

At 2:07 PM, Blogger Binnur said...

You will add all the ingredients at the same time and cook. So there will be enough water in the pot.

At 8:13 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I just wanted to say thanks for including pictures of the dishes, they all look great.

At 2:49 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks for all your lovely recipes. I especially adore all your pastry and bread recipes, I’ve probably tried most of them and they all turned out lovely :)
I was wondering if I could try the onions and garlic prior to adding them to this dish and cooking them; and when cooking the beef, should I add salt and pepper to it?

At 2:28 PM, Blogger Binnur said...

Sure if you like you can cook onion, garlic, salt and pepper with the ground beef.


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