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Maltese Baked Rice Cooking Demo

Maltese Baked Rice, or "Ross il-Forn" in Maltese, stands as a delectable testament to the island's rich culinary heritage, woven with influences from the Mediterranean. This uncomplicated yet richly flavorful dish seamlessly blends rice, tomato sauce, and an array of seasonings, creating a wholesome and heartwarming meal. Follow the tutorial below for step-by-step instructions on how to make Maltese Baked Rice, a classic Maltese dish:

Maltese Baked Rice Recipe

2 cans of diced tomatoes
6 cups of milk
5 hard boiled eggs
1 cup of parmesan cheese
4 large eggs
1 medium size eggplant
2 medium size onions
3 large carrots
3 pieces of Canadian bacon
1 lb of long grain rice
1 lb of ground beef

Bring 10 cups of water to a boil and add rice
Cut off the fat from the Canadian bacon, cut into small pieces, and set aside
Dice onions and set aside
Peel and dice eggplant and set aside
Peel and chop carrots and set aside
Add oil to pan and sauté onions on medium heat
Add carrots and eggplant and stir
Cook until sautéed
Add bacon and ground beef and cook until meat is browned
Add cans of tomatoes and stir
Add tomato paste to taste
Let cook for 20 min
Slice eggs and set aside
Whisk raw eggs and add to cooked rice
Add parmesan cheese, sautéed meat and vegetables, and milk to the cooked rice and stir
Spray pan with non-stick spray
Scoop half into pan and spread sliced eggs on top
Sprinkle cheese and pepper
Pour other half on top and add cheese
Bake at 350 for one hour

This Maltese Baked Rice recipe is not only a flavorful representation of Maltese cuisine but also a versatile dish that can be adapted to suit your taste preferences. Enjoy the hearty and comforting flavors of Malta right from your kitchen!

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