Sebze Bastisi (Vegetable Stew - Turkish) Recipe

* Note: Green peppers should be seeded and cut into strips.

Step 1

Cut eggplant into 1/4" slices, sprinkle with salt and set aside for 30 min. Wash off salt, drain and pat dry with paper towels. Heat 2 T. butter in a skillet. Add the eggplant slices and fry until browned on both sides. Transfer to a baking dish. Fry the onions and peppers in the remaining butter for 3 min. Add the zucchini and beans and fry for 2 more min, stirring frequently. Place the veggies on top of the eggplant. Add garlic, parsley, sugar, pepper salt, and beef broth. Cover and place in a 350 oven for 1 hour. Garnish with parsley and serve hot.


Things You'll Need

  • 1 Med. eggplant (about 1 lb)
  • 4tb Butter or olive oil
  • 2 Onions; sliced
  • 2 Green peppers *
  • 2 Zucchini; sliced 1/4" thick
  • 1c String beans; in 1 1/2" pcs
  • 2 Garlic cloves; crushed
  • 2tb Chopped parsley
  • 1/2ts Sugar
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 1c Beef broth
  • 2tb Chopped parsley for garnish

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