A BERBERE GOOD CASSEROLE (SALLYE)

A Berbere Good Casserole (sallye)

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@grandedame

A very good East Indian vegetable casserole that should please the most exacting vegetarian palate.

Enjoy!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4 to 6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 medium
    white onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1 medium
    green bell pepper, coarsely chopped
  • 2
    ribs celery, coarsely chopped
  • 8 oz
    carrot matchsticks (or 2 carrots coarsely chopped)
  • 1 c
    uncooked long grain rice
  • 3 c
    vegetable or chicken broth
  • 1 tsp
    berbere spice (recipe link in comments)
  • dash(es)
    tabasco sauce
  • 3/4 c
    golden raisins
  • 1/2 c
    chopped cashews or dry roasted peanuts
  • 8 oz
    mozzarella cheese (optional)

How to Make A BERBERE GOOD CASSEROLE (SALLYE)

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350º

    Peel and quarter onion, place in food processor
    Remove stem, seeds and veins from bell pepper, quarter and place in food processor
    Cut celery into 2" pieces and add to food processor
    Pulse veggies until just coarsely chopped
    Depending on size of your food processor, you may need to process more than one load.

    Transfer veggies to large microwave safe bowl, add carrots and 1/4 cup water and cook on full power for 3 minutes.
  2. Spray or butter a 2 quart baking dish (9" x 13") and set aside

    Add rice, broth, spice, tabasco sauce, raisins and nuts to vegetables.

    Stir to blend well.

    Pour into baking dish and place in preheated oven

    Bake for 35 minutes and remove from oven.

    Cover top with mozzarella slices and return to oven to cook for 10 more minutes until cheese is melted and crusty.

    NOTE: If you choose not to use cheese, just cook the casserole for the full 45 minutes without removing from oven.

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About A BERBERE GOOD CASSEROLE (SALLYE)

Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Middle Eastern
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy



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