Mutton in Greek "Kleftiko

Mutton in Greek "Kleftiko

The Greek dish of Kleftiko has an interesting story of emergence. Literally its name is translated ""the stolen meat"". So-called, the recipe for mutton was thought up even at the time of war. In the earth pulled out a pole, filled up it with coal, salt, meat and herbs, from above covered with a clay layer. Meat reached readiness without excess drawing attention and it was impossible to guess its theft.

It is required to you

  • - 1 kg of mutton
  • - white dry wine
  • - wine vinegar
  • - honey
  • - oregano
  • - salt
  • - black sprinkling pepper
  • - 4 tomatoes
  • - 3 paprikas


1. Mix wine with vinegar, one tablespoon of honey, a black sprinkling pepper, origano and I will merge. Carefully mix all ingredients in homogeneous mass. Cut meat large pieces and fill in with the made marinade.

2. Lay a form for roasting a foil and lay out mutton. Nearby spread out the cut tomatoes and a paprika. Inwrap a foil from all directions.

3. It is necessary to bake клефтико within one hour in an oven. Before giving on a table decorate a dish with fresh greens. At will it is possible not to bake tomatoes and a paprika, and to give them as a fresh garnish. The dish turns out very fragrant and appetizing.

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