Bamya Bil Takhdi'a (Okra Casserole)

Course : Casseroles
Serves: 4 - 6
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2 packages frozen -- cut bamya
2 pounds lamb meat or beef -- cut 1/2to1 inch-cubes
1 medium onion -- fine chopped
2 cloves garlic crushed -- fine chopped
1 tablespoon oil
2 medium diced bell peppers
8 ounces tomato paste

Preparation / Directions:

Heat the oil and sautee the onions and garlic till the onions become translusecent. Drop the the meat and brown it, here if you care for for your diet and weight you may drain the fat other wise do not (I prefer the latter), add the contents of the paste with one can full of water Simmer until the the tomato boils and thickens a bit drop the Okra, bell pepper and simmer on low till done. I always like my food to bite me back so I use a dash or cayanne pepper to make it hot. Enjoy it How to eat it A l' Omran: Do not eat it in same day, eat it the following day so the flavour is better. Add a few dashes of lime juice (freshly squeezed) and eat the first bowl with whole wheat Egyptian Pita (or Nan if you know an Indian grocery). The second bowl I eat it mixed with nice white ric


Nutritional Information:

270 Calories (kcal); 15g Total Fat; (44% calories from fat); 6g Protein; 35g Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 1038mg Sodium

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