1/4 cup uncooked rice
1 onion, chopped
1 lb. ground meat
1 tsp. chopped mint
1 tsp. chopped fresh dill
Salt and pepper
Prepare these a day ahead and allow flavors to mellow. They are equally good for brunch, lunch or supper.
Remove a slice from the top of medium-sized firm tomatoes. Do not peel but remove pulp and seeds carefully. Stuff three-quarters full of the following mixture:
Saute all ingredients lightly together in one-quarter cup of butter. Stuff tomatoes and replace tops. Place carefully in layers in saucepan. Add several tablespoons of butter and a cup of water. Cover closely and simmer on low fire for half an hour, or until tomatoes are tender.