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Koussa mehchi

Koussa mehchi
Preparation time:
30 min
Cooking time:
45 min
For 4 people
Koussa mehchi


600 g small zucchinis
250 g ground beef
4 tomatoes
1 can of crushed tomatoes
100 g basmati rice
1 tablespoon tomato paste
2 cloves of garlic
juice of 1/2 lemon
1/2 teaspoon of allspice
1 large pinch of cinnamon
40 g butter
salt, pepper


Clean and scrape the skin of zucchinis.
Cut the zucchinis in half and scoop them out with a spoon.
Cut the tomatoes into small cubes.
Cook the rice in boiling salted water.
In a bowl, combine the rice, ground meat, tomatoes, half of the melted butter and spices. Season with salt and pepper.
Use this stuffing to garnish the zucchinis three-quarters of the way through.
Chop the garlic and fry it in a saucepan with the rest of the butter. Season with salt and pepper.
Simmer for 5 minutes.
Place the zucchinis in the pan and cover with water.
Bring to a boil and simmer over a low heat for 45 minutes to 1 hour.
5 minutes before the end of cooking, add the tomato paste and lemon juice.
Serve hot.
Energy Total carbs Sugar Total fat Saturated fat Omega 3 Fibers Sodium
396.4 Kcal 22.6 g 9.8 g 17.1 g 8.8 g 0.3 g 6.8 g 351 g

The nutritionist's advice:

Vegetable skins contain many vitamins and fibers. You can eat the skin oif you are careful to wash your vegetables carefully and by choosing organic produce.