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Magbucha II (P, KLP, TNT)
Source: North African Dishes (Hebrew)
Serves: 4-6

10 tomatoes
6 hot peppers
8-10 cloves of garlic
4 tbsp. of oil
1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper
1/4 tsp. black pepper
1/2 tsp. salt

Remove the tomato skin. Squeeze out some of the juice into a small bowl, cut the tomatoes into quarters.

Roast the peppers over a fire. Place the roasted peppers in a plastic bag and close. Leave for an hour until cool. Remove the pepper skin. Dice the peeled peppers.

Heat the oil in a medium pot. Add the sliced tomatoes and chopped garlic. Mix and mash well. Add the diced peppers and mix.

Add the cayenne, pepper, and salt. Add the tomato juice. Cook for approximately 7 minutes and remove from the flame.

Serve cold.

Poster's Notes:
There are a group of cooked vegetable salads based on tomatoes and peppers, that are sold in supermarkets in Israel as "Matbucha." Personally, I prefer Mordumma.

Posted by Shoshana L. Boublil

Nutritional Info Per Serving: N/A