Tava or Turkish Stew

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This is a delicious Turkish dish that was created for American palates close to the military base. The recipe for tava does not have to be exact, you can add more or less of your ingredients to taste. The secret ingredient for the Turkish taste is the red peppers. Serve over rice.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided

  • 1 ½ pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - cut into 1 inch cubes

  • ½ (12 ounce) jar roasted red bell peppers, drained

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes with juice

  • 1 (6 ounce) jar mushrooms, drained

  • 1 onion, diced

  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 1 (16 ounce) package shredded mozzarella cheese

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a medium casserole dish.

  2. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a skillet over medium heat, and cook the chicken until juices run clear.

  3. Puree the roasted red peppers in a blender or food processor until smooth. In the prepared casserole dish, mix the cooked chicken, roasted red peppers, tomatoes, mushrooms, onion, and garlic. Season with salt and pepper. Drizzle with remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil, and top with mozzarella cheese.

  4. Bake 30 minutes in the preheated oven, until cheese is melted and bubbly.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

397 Calories
20g Fat
9g Carbs
44g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 397
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 25%
Saturated Fat 9g 46%
Cholesterol 113mg 38%
Sodium 854mg 37%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 44g
Vitamin C 22mg 112%
Calcium 638mg 49%
Iron 3mg 16%
Potassium 411mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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