Meatballs in Thracian in ceramic pot

An idea from the Bulgarian cuisine! With so many simple products, and such a delicious result!

You should definitely try it!

 

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НЕОБХОДИМИ ПРОДУКТИ:

 1 kg potatoes
 8 tbsp. sunflower oil
 2 peppers
 2 tbsp. tomato paste
 1 celery stalk (optional)
 1 tsp. salt
 200 ml hot water
For the meatballs:
 700 g mince meat (veal and pork)
 1 onion
 2 slices of dry bread
 1 egg
 1 tsp. salt
 1 tsp. dry oregano
 1 tsp. dry savory
 fresh parsley for sprinkle

Prep Time30 minsCook Time1 hrTotal Time1 hr 30 mins

 

НАЧИН НА ПРИГОТВЯНЕ:

1

First, we need to prepare the meatballs to let it rest and to mix the flavors of all its ingredients.
Put the mince, chopped onion and egg in a bowl.

Кюфтета по тракийски в гювеч

2

Add some water in a plate and dip the bread.

Кюфтета по тракийски в гювеч

3

Squeeze the bread from the water and break it into small crumbs in the bowl with the mince meat. Add all the other spices and mix the mince well.
Allow the mince to stand until you cook the potatoes.

Кюфтета по тракийски в гювеч

4

Peel the potatoes and cut them into large disks. Dry them well.
In a frying pan heat the oil and place the potatoes to fry gently for 3-4 minutes on both sides. They do not need to be cooked completely. This will happen in the ceramic pot.

Кюфтета по тракийски в гювеч

5

Remove the potatoes and place them in the pot where you will prepare the dish. It could be a regular pan, it could be a ceramic pot. I made it in a ceramic pot, because I think it tastes better.
Be sure to season with salt the potatoes.

Кюфтета по тракийски в гювеч

6

Shape the meatballs and arrange them on the potatoes. You can also make smaller and round meatballs. Either way, it will be very tasty.

Кюфтета по тракийски в гювеч

7

In the oil left in the pan after frying the potatoes, add the chopped peppers and fry them for about 1 minute.
In the original recipe, in addition to the peppers, 1 finely chopped celery stalk is added. I didn't have, so I didn't add. But you can do it.

Кюфтета по тракийски в гювеч

8

Add the tomato paste.

Кюфтета по тракийски в гювеч

9

Stir to keep the pate from getting into lumps.

Кюфтета по тракийски в гювеч

10

Now add about 200 ml of hot water. Stir and wait a little to dilute the tomato paste well in the water. You don't have to cook a lot of mixture. Only 1 minute is enough to get no lumps.

Кюфтета по тракийски в гювеч

11

Remove the sauce from the stove and pour the meatballs over the meatballs.

Кюфтета по тракийски в гювеч

12

Cover the pot with the lid. If you are cooking in a regular baking pan, cover with aluminum foil.
Put the pan in a cold oven and then turn it to 180-190 degrees.

Кюфтета по тракийски в гювеч

13

Bake for about 45-50 minutes until cooked.

Кюфтета по тракийски в гювеч

14

See how beautiful it turned out!

Кюфтета по тракийски в гювеч

15

Serve while warm! Sprinkle with finely chopped fresh parsley. Enjoy! 🙂

Кюфтета по тракийски в гювеч

 

Щом аз мога, значи и вие можете!
Добър апетит!

 

Ingredients

 1 kg potatoes
 8 tbsp. sunflower oil
 2 peppers
 2 tbsp. tomato paste
 1 celery stalk (optional)
 1 tsp. salt
 200 ml hot water
For the meatballs:
 700 g mince meat (veal and pork)
 1 onion
 2 slices of dry bread
 1 egg
 1 tsp. salt
 1 tsp. dry oregano
 1 tsp. dry savory
 fresh parsley for sprinkle

Directions

1

First, we need to prepare the meatballs to let it rest and to mix the flavors of all its ingredients.
Put the mince, chopped onion and egg in a bowl.

Кюфтета по тракийски в гювеч

2

Add some water in a plate and dip the bread.

Кюфтета по тракийски в гювеч

3

Squeeze the bread from the water and break it into small crumbs in the bowl with the mince meat. Add all the other spices and mix the mince well.
Allow the mince to stand until you cook the potatoes.

Кюфтета по тракийски в гювеч

4

Peel the potatoes and cut them into large disks. Dry them well.
In a frying pan heat the oil and place the potatoes to fry gently for 3-4 minutes on both sides. They do not need to be cooked completely. This will happen in the ceramic pot.

Кюфтета по тракийски в гювеч

5

Remove the potatoes and place them in the pot where you will prepare the dish. It could be a regular pan, it could be a ceramic pot. I made it in a ceramic pot, because I think it tastes better.
Be sure to season with salt the potatoes.

Кюфтета по тракийски в гювеч

6

Shape the meatballs and arrange them on the potatoes. You can also make smaller and round meatballs. Either way, it will be very tasty.

Кюфтета по тракийски в гювеч

7

In the oil left in the pan after frying the potatoes, add the chopped peppers and fry them for about 1 minute.
In the original recipe, in addition to the peppers, 1 finely chopped celery stalk is added. I didn't have, so I didn't add. But you can do it.

Кюфтета по тракийски в гювеч

8

Add the tomato paste.

Кюфтета по тракийски в гювеч

9

Stir to keep the pate from getting into lumps.

Кюфтета по тракийски в гювеч

10

Now add about 200 ml of hot water. Stir and wait a little to dilute the tomato paste well in the water. You don't have to cook a lot of mixture. Only 1 minute is enough to get no lumps.

Кюфтета по тракийски в гювеч

11

Remove the sauce from the stove and pour the meatballs over the meatballs.

Кюфтета по тракийски в гювеч

12

Cover the pot with the lid. If you are cooking in a regular baking pan, cover with aluminum foil.
Put the pan in a cold oven and then turn it to 180-190 degrees.

Кюфтета по тракийски в гювеч

13

Bake for about 45-50 minutes until cooked.

Кюфтета по тракийски в гювеч

14

See how beautiful it turned out!

Кюфтета по тракийски в гювеч

15

Serve while warm! Sprinkle with finely chopped fresh parsley. Enjoy! 🙂

Кюфтета по тракийски в гювеч

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