Cevapcici S Ajvarom ( Balkan Country Sausage) Recipe

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  1. Roughly chop 4 garlic cloves with 1/2 tsp salt, using flat side of large knife, mash garlic into a paste. Transfer to a bowl, mix with beef, lamb, pork and half the paprika, savory, cayenne, GRATED onion, 2 tsp salt and 2 tsp pepper. Add soda water; bea with a spoon till tacky. Knead with with your hands for 3 minutes; cover and refrigerate 2 hours.
  2. Knead mixture once more for about 1 minutes, then shape into sixteen 3 long sausages. Transfer to a sheet pan. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour.
  3. Meanwhile, make the sauce. Heat broiler, with rack 6 inches from broiler element. Arrange peppers and eggplant on foil lined baking sheet in a single layer, cut sides down. Rub with 1 Tablespoon olive oil, sprinkle with salt. Broil, turning once, till softened and somewhat charred, 14-15 minutes. Remove and discard skins from peppers. Scoop flesh from eggplant, discard skin and largest seeds. Pulse eggplant and 4 tablespoons olive oil in food processor with remaining garlic to make a coarse puree; transfer to a bowl. Puree peppers, add to eggplant and stir in remaining paprika, vinegar, sugar and salt and pepper to taste. Cover and set sauce aside.
  4. Heat remaining olive oil in large skillet over medium high heat. Cook sausages, turning occasionally, till browned, 6-8 minutes. Serve with sauce, pita bread and sour cream.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 714.94 Kcal (2993 kJ)
Calories from fat 569.29 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 63.25g 97%
Cholesterol 77.83mg 26%
Sodium 92.68mg 4%
Potassium 851.4mg 18%
Total Carbs 17.99g 6%
Sugars 8.93g 36%
Dietary Fiber 6.7g 27%
Protein 20.19g 40%
Vitamin C 93.6mg 156%
Vitamin A 2.3mg 76%
Iron 40.3mg 224%
Calcium 65.3mg 7%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 171.2 Kcal (717 kJ)
Calories from fat 136.33 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.15g 97%
Cholesterol 18.64mg 26%
Sodium 22.19mg 4%
Potassium 203.88mg 18%
Total Carbs 4.31g 6%
Sugars 2.14g 36%
Dietary Fiber 1.61g 27%
Protein 4.84g 40%
Vitamin C 22.4mg 156%
Vitamin A 0.5mg 76%
Iron 9.6mg 224%
Calcium 15.6mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 18.8
  • 20

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • very low sodium,
  • low cholesterol

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