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Try this Syrian specialty

  • Toshka ( meat only)-Maria ( meat + cheese)
  • 1/2 Lb Ground lamb + beef ( or only beef)
  • 2 garlic cloves crushed
  • Salt/pepper to taste
  • optional: 2 Tbs chopped parsley
  • 4 large pita breads opened at the seams
  • * for Maria: Syrian cheese slices (white cheese)
  • ** If you like it spicy you can add hot green peppers
  • *** can also add fresh mint leaves
5/5 (43 Votes)


Core the tomatoes and keep the tops to be used as covers Empty the inside seeds and juice of tomatoes and use th...

  • For the stuffing
  • ½ lb ground lamb
  • ½ lb ground beef
  • 1 cup of short grain rice, wished and drained well
  • 6 cloves of garlic minced
  • 1 small can of chopped tomatoes and/or the tomato cores which will be emptied out.
  • 1 tsp tomato paste
  • 1 tsp or more red pepper paste
  • 2 tbs of dry crushed mid-oriental mint
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 2 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 3 tbs lemon juice
  • This mixture should not be too runny but should have enough liquid to allow the rice to cook.
  • 4 lbs of tomatoes or about 10 mid-size ripe tomatoes, it is best if they are almost the same size.
  • 4 potatoes , peeled and sliced thick
  • Additional juice of 3 lemons , about 1/3 cup
  • ½ -¾ cup olive oil
2.9/5 (14 Votes)

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Stuffed tomatoes and sliced potatoes in the oven Toshka/Maria