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This summer stew is a specialty of Çanakkale. Çanakkale, the northern Aegean/ half Thracian city, has a rich cuisine, but once you taste its famous peynir helvası (cheese halva) and fresh fish from Dardanelles you forget to ask for more.
Ingredients
  Green beans 1 Pound, cut into two (trimmed)
  Eggplant 1 , diced into large pieces (peeled in stripes)
  Zucchini 1 , diced into large pieces
  Potatoes 2 , diced diced into large pieces
  Banana peppers 3 , chopped in big rounds
  Onion 1 Large, roughly chopped
  Tomatoes 2 , cubed
  Olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Tomato paste 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
Directions

-Heat oil in a big pot. Add onions. Stir until cooked.
-Add in peppers and tomatoes. Cook for 10 minutes.
-Melt tomato paste in with a little bit of warm water and stir in.
-Add all the vegetables, salt and water. Mix well.
-Cover and cook on medium for 45 minutes or until vegetables are cooked.
-Serve luke warm or hot. It goes well with rice, bulgur, or couscous.

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Stewed
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Subtitle: 
Çanakkale Style Vegetable Stew

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2 Comments

shantihhh's picture
sounds very nice - no garlic or seasonings?
almostturkish's picture
no