Beef a La Grecque
A wholesome and satisfying Greek-style ground beef, eggplant and rice casserole.
1 pound lean ground beef or lamb
1 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped green peppers
1 clove garlic, minced
1 (8-ounce) can tomato sauce
1 cup beef broth
1 teaspoon marjoram leaves, crushed
1/2 teaspoon rosemary leaves, crushed
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 pound eggplant, peeled and diced (about 4 cups)
2 cups cooked rice
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
- Cook beef, onion, green pepper and garlic in large skillet until meat is no longer pink and vegetables are tender crisp. Stir frequently to crumble meat.
- Add tomato sauce, broth, marjoram, rosemary, pepper and eggplant. Cover and simmer 10 minutes or until eggplant is tender.
- Stir in rice; sprinkle top with cheese. Cover and continue cooking 5 minutes longer.
Makes 6 servings.
Recipe provided courtesy of USA Rice Federation.