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Kolokithakia Yemista
Stuffed Zucchini

Servings: 6

Credits: Eat Greek Tonight

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Kolokithakia Yemista Ingredients
Order Quantity Ingredient Alternative Notes
1/2 lb Beef ( Ground )    
1 Bunch Dill   Finely Chopped 
2 Whole Egg ( Whole )    
2 Whole Lemons   Juiced 
1 Pinch Mint   To Taste 
3/4 Cup Oil ( Olive )    
2 Medium Onions ( White )   Finely Chopped 
1 Bunch Parsley   Finely Chopped 
1-2 Pinch Pepper   To Taste 
3/4 Cup Rice    
2-3 Pinch Salt   To Taste 
12 Small Zucchini    
Kolokithakia Yemista Directions
Wash the zucchini, carefully remove the inside, and cut the pulp finely.

In some oil, fry together the pulp, minced beef, onion, rice, and seasonings.

When rice starts to get tender, remove pan from heat and stuff the zucchini with the mixture.

Place the zucchini in a baking dish with 2-3 cups of water and cook on low heat for approx. 40 minutes.

In a soup bowl, beat the eggs and slowly add the lemon juice, continuing to beat with a fork.

While beating, slowly add the juice from the baking dish.

Pour the sauce over the stuffed zucchini and serve.

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