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Romanian Vegetable Ghiveci

Ghiveci is a Romanian dish, popular among those who strive for a healthy lifestyle due to the important nutrients found in the vegetables. It can be a little pricey, but totally worth it for its benefits, especially during the winter.

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Romanian Vegetable Ghiveci

  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 3 hrs
  • Total Time: 3 hrs 15 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x

Description

Ghiveci is a Romanian dish, popular among those who strive for a healthy lifestyle due to the important nutrients found in the vegetables. It can be a little pricey, but totally worth it for its benefits, especially during the winter.


Ingredients

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  • 2 large onions, thinly sliced
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1 eggplant
  • 2 small zucchini
  • 3 potatoes
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 green pepper
  • 2 large tomatoes
  • tomato bouillon
  • salt and pepper
  • sunflower oil
  • fresh Italian parsley
  • Polenta (Mămăligă)

Instructions

  1. Fry the onion until golden.
  2. Chop all the vegetables, except the tomatoes, and add them into the Crock Pot. Then add the fried onions, salt, pepper, oil, and stir them all together. Turn on the Crock Pot for two hours at low temperature.
  3. In a separate pot, boil the tomatoes whole. Once softened, peel and cut them into small pieces. Add them and the tomato bouillon into the pot together another half an hour.

Serve together with “Mămăligă” (polenta).


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Cristina Florentina Braia

Born in Bucharest, Romania, Cristina has a university degree in Economics and working experience in the Hospitality and Tourism industry. She travelled to more than 30 countries worldwide and met her CAF husband in 2016, in the Caribbean, while she was working on a cruise ship. You can find her e-book “Turistas Manden, Peregrinos Agradecen: A North of Spain Walking Journal” on Amazon kindle.

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