Yugoslavian Stuffed Peppers

Servings: 0

Stuffed peppers made with a paprika sauce



Place rice and 1 cup water in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil. Simmer, covered, for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand, covered, for 5 minutes. In a 12 inch saute pan or other deep, wide pan, mix tomato paste with 2½ cups water, 1 teaspoon salt, sugar and olive oil. Combine flour and paprika. Heat, gradually adding flour and paprika mixture to tomato mixture, stirring constantly until thickened. In a bowl, combine beef with cooked rice, onion, egg, garlic, parsley, remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt, pepper and 1/4 cup tomato sauce from saute pan. Spoon meat mixture into peppers. Place peppers in pan with tomato sauce. Simmer, covered, over low heat for 1½ to 2 hours, until peppers are tender and stuffing is cooked