Güveç a traditional dish

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Chicken güveç with mixed vegetables

This recipe is from my friend from Istanbul, Mevlüt.


  • 1 chicken (tavuk)
  • medium onion (sogon)
  • 1/2 C grams of green beans.
  • 2 medium potatoes
  • 1 eggplant (aubergine)
  • 1 squash
  • 6 mushrooms
  • 2 green chilies
  • 1/2 C grated cheese
  • 3 medium tomatoes
  • Salt and pepper to taste.


  1. Wash the chicken and cut into medium-sized pieces.
  2. Dice the onion and halve the mushrooms
  3. Peel the eggplant, potatoes and squash and cut into medium-sized pieces.
  4. Cut the chilies and beans into small pieces, and cut the tomatoes into thin, round slices.
  5. Grease the pan(s) you will use for baking.
  6. Place all the vegetables in the pot except for the tomatoes.
  7. Arrange the chicken evenly over the vegetables.
  8. Add about half a cup of water and salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Top with the tomato slices, then with cheese
  10. Cover tightly and bake for one hour at 350 degrees Fahrenheit, or 180 degrees Celsius.
  11. Serve hot and bubbling.


  • This can be made in one large dish, or several small ones for individual servings.
  • You can use any type of meat.  Lamb is also popular.


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