Greek rice and meat gratin

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How to make rice gratin, Greek recipe including minced beef, butter, onion, tomatoes, eggs, lemon juice, nutmeg.


Ingredients for 4 people

- 250 g of rice

- 350 of minced beef


- 1 thinly sliced ​​onion

- 70 g of butter

- 4 peeled tomatoes, seeded and cut into small pieces


- 2 eggs

- a pinch of nutmeg

- 1 tablespoon of lemon juice


- salt and pepper

- butter for the baking dish

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Preparation of rice gratin

Wash the rice and cook it in boiling salted water for fifteen minutes, then drain it.

In a pan, sauté the onion with half the butter, then add the minced meat and leave to flavor on moderate heat for about 10 minutes.

Butter the baking dish and lay out a few pieces of tomato first and then a layer with half a dose of rice.

On this layer of rice sprinkle some flakes of butter and pieces of tomato, then the minced meat with a few flakes of butter and some diced tomatoes on top, and finally a layer of rice.

Beat the eggs with lemon juice, salt, pepper and a pinch of nutmeg and pour it on the rice surface.

Bake for about thirty minutes or more, until a golden crust has formed.

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