Briam Recipe

Briam Recipe
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Briam is a summertime recipe prepared with fresh vegetables and herbs. Learn how to make/prepare Greek Mixed Vegetables in Tomato Sauce by following this easy recipe.
Briam Recipe
Preparation Time 30 Minutes
Cooking Time 70 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Serves 12
Calories Per Serving 180
  • 4 Tomatoes
  • ½ cup Olive Oil
  • 2 tbsp Red Wine Vinegar
  • 2 tbsp White Sugar
  • 1/3 cup fresh Parsley (chopped)
  • 1/3 cup fresh Mint (chopped)
  • 1/3 cup fresh Basil (chopped)
  • 2 tbsp fresh Oregano
  • ¼ cup Capers
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Black Pepper (ground, to taste)
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 Onions (sliced)
  • 2 Potatoes (sliced)
  • 2 Eggplants (sliced)
  • 3 Zucchini (sliced)
  • 3 Green Bell Peppers (sliced)
  • 2 cups Okra
How to make Briam:
  • Preheat oven to 350 °F (175 °C).
  • Take a food processor and place 3 tomatoes, ½ olive oil, red wine vinegar, white sugar, parsley, mint, basil, oregano, capers and garlic in it. Blend the ingredients well to form fresh tomato sauce.
  • Add salt and black pepper. Mix well and set aside.
  • Chop the remaining 1 tomato. Keep aside.
  • Place a skillet over medium fire and heat 2 tbsp of olive oil.
  • Add onions and stir fry for about 10 minutes till they turn slightly golden.
  • Remove and combine with potatoes, eggplant, zucchini, green bell pepper, okra, chopped tomatoes and fresh tomato sauce.
  • Transfer the mixture into a large baking pan.
  • Add a little water, if required, to cover the vegetables with sauce.
  • Bake for about 1 hour till all the vegetables are tender.