Egyptian Assaj (Minced Meat Mix)2016-09-10
- Cuisine: Egyptian Food Recipes, Middle Eastern Food Recipes
- Course: Quick and Easy
- Skill Level: Easy
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- ½ Kilo minced beef
- 1 big onion, finely chopped
- 1 green bell pepper, cut into small cubes (optional)
- 2 Tbps. Tomato paste
- 1 Tbsp. oil
- ½ cup water
- Salt and Pepper
- 1/8 tsp cinnamon
Heat oil and sauté the onion until it becomes translucent.
If you’ve chosen to use the green bell pepper, add it now and stir until the pepper is bright green.
Add the minced meat to the onion and mix until no longer pink.
Season with salt, pepper, and cinnamon.
Mix the water with the tomato paste and add to the meat mixture and combine.
Leave it to simmer until the meat is cooked and water is evaporated.
You can use it with a lot of recipes such as Makarona Bashamale.