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Ingredients for 4 persons:

For the rice:

  • 100 grams of long grain rice
  • 200 ml of water
  • 1 pinch of salt

For the filling:

  • 1 piece of onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tablespoon of butter
  • 150 grams of minced meat, mixed
  • 200 ml of broth
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 pinch of pepper, freshly ground
  • 1 teaspoon of oil, for the shape
  • 1.5 tablespoons of oil

1. Prepare rice

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First put the rice in a saucepan, pour twice the amount of water, add salt, bring to a boil and cook for about 20 minutes.

2. Prepare the onion and garlic

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In the meantime, peel the onion and garlic and finely chop the onion.

3. Sear

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Now heat the butter in a pan, add the onion cubes, add the garlic through a press and sauté both.

4. Add the minced meat

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Then add the minced meat and fry until crumbly for about 3 minutes over medium heat – stirring constantly.

Then pour in the broth, season with salt and pepper, bring to the boil, reduce the heat and let it simmer for about 20 minutes – stirring occasionally.

5. Prepare the tomatoes

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Wash the tomatoes and cut off the top.

Preheat the oven to 200 degrees (top and bottom heat) and grease a baking dish with the oil.

6. Hollow out tomatoes

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Then scoop out the tomatoes and put the pulp in a bowl.

7. Cut the pulp

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Cut the pulp into small cubes.

8. Complete the filling

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Now add the cooked rice and the tomato pieces to the pot with the minced meat and stir well.

9. Fill and bake tomatoes

filled tomatoes (Photo by: dolphy-tv / Fotolia)

Fill the hollowed out tomatoes with the minced rice mixture using a spoon, put the lid back on, then place the tomatoes in the prepared baking dish, drizzle with the oil and bake in the preheated oven for about 25 minutes.

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