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Recipe Name: Atzem Pilafi Submitted by: Administrator
Source: Source Description:
Ethnicity: Greek Last Modified: 2/22/2014
Base: Main dish Comments:
Preparation Time:
Number of Servings: 10

3 Pound(s) Lamb, cut 1 1/2" cubes
1/2 Pound(s) Butter
1 Onion, chopped
1 1/2 Pound(s) Tomatoes, peeledstrained OR
1 Tablespoon(s) Tomato paste diluted with:
1 Cup(s) Water
Salt & pepper to taste, Salt & pepper to taste
4 Cup(s) Raw rice
Wash and dry meat. Brown 2/3 of the butter in lge. pot. Add meat and
brown on all sides. Add onions and continue to cook until they become
a light golden color. Add tomatoes or diluted tomato paste, and the
salt, pepper and water. Cover pot and simmer until meat is tender,
abt. 1 hr. Put meat into casserole and keep it warm. Strain sauce;
measure it. Add water if necessary to make 8 or 9 cups. Pour into lge.
pot and bring to a boil. Add rice. Stir at the start to prevent
sticking. Cover and simmer until most of the liquid is absorbed, 20 to
30 min. Remove from heat. Add meat and mix well. Brown remaining
butter and pour it over the rice. Cover pot with a clean towel, then
cover towel with pot lid. Let stand for 5 min. Serve hot. Serves 6 to
10. From Gemini's MASSIVE MealMaster collection at

Nutrition (calculated from recipe ingredients)
Calories: 713
Calories From Fat: 347
Total Fat: 39.2g
Cholesterol: 139.9mg
Sodium: 86.9mg
Potassium: 380.6mg
Carbohydrates: 65.2g
Fiber: 5g
Sugar: <1g
Protein: 30.4g

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