Bamia (Beef and Okra Casserole)

Course : Casseroles
Serves: 4
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1 1/2 pounds okra
6 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 medium Onion - chopped fine
6 medium tomatoes - peeled -- chopped
1 pound beef -- ground
1 cup stock
2 cloves garlic - crushed
1 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons yogurt -- plain
3 tablespoons sour cream
1/2 teaspoon pepper -- white
1 medium tomato - thinly sliced
1 medium lemon - thinly sliced

Preparation / Directions:

Cut stalks from okra. Heat 3 tablespoons oil in a large saucepan. Add okra saute 6 minutes. Drain sauteed okra on paper towels. Discard oil wipe pan with paper towels. Heat 2 more tablespoons oil in saucepan. Add onion and tomatoes saute until heated through. Add ground beef cook, stirring occasionally until browned. Add stock - bring to a boil. Add garlic and salt. Simmer until most of liquid has evaporated. Preheat oven to 350F. Brush a large baking pan with oil. Stir yogurt, sour cream and white pepper into beef mixture. Spoon half of the beef mixture over bottom of oiled pan. Cover with okra, then with remaining beef mixture. Sprinkle with remaining tablespoon oil. Bake 50-60 minutes. Garnish with tomato and lemon slices.


Nutritional Information:

561 Calories (kcal); 45g Total Fat; (72% calories from fat); 25g Protein; 14g Carbohydrate; 82mg Cholesterol; 621mg Sodium

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