Rating: 4 stars
59 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 25
  • 4 star values: 20
  • 3 star values: 10
  • 2 star values: 4
  • 1 star values: 0

I learned this from my Bulgarian mother in law though it's probably Turkish in origin. The recipe calls for 'chubritsa', a Bulgarian herb that can be difficult to find in the states, so basil can be substituted in its place.

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
45 mins
total:
1 hr
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).

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  • Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook ground beef until evenly brown. Season with paprika, cumin, salt, and pepper. Stir in potatoes, and cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in tomato sauce, and summer savory. Add enough water to just barely cover. Reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes.

  • Pour meat mixture into 9x13 inch baking dish, and spread evenly. In a small bowl, mix together the egg and yogurt; pour, and spread evenly over meat mixture.

  • Bake in preheated oven for 30 to 40 minutes, or until top is golden brown.

Nutrition Facts

728 calories; protein 27.8g; carbohydrates 44.3g; fat 49.4g; cholesterol 145.4mg; sodium 961.1mg. Full Nutrition
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