Mahshi (Lebanese stuffed vegetables)
Make vegetables taste even more amazing with a spiced lamb and rice stuffing.
For the stuffing
For the vegetables
To make the stuffing, mix the ingredients together in a large bowl.
To make the vegetables, stuff the cored courgettes, aubergines and peppers with the stuffing.
Put the ghee into a large lidded saucepan and lay the stuffed vegetables in a single layer if you can. Tuck the garlic cloves in and around.
Mix the tomato purée with 800ml/1pint 8fl oz warm water and the mint, then pour into the pan. Cover with a lid, bring to the boil then reduce the heat to low and simmer for 40 minutes.
Serve the stuffed vegetables and the cooking juices with the spring onions, herbs and rocket scattered over the top and the pitta breads on the side to soak up the juices.