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Alternative namesYouvetsi
Place of originGreece
Main ingredientsMeat (chicken, lamb or beef), pasta, tomato sauce (with cinnamon or bay leaves)

Giouvetsi, yiouvetsi, or youvetsi (pronounced [ʝuˈvetsi]; from Turkish güveç) is a Greek dish made with chicken, lamb or beef and pasta, either kritharaki (orzo) or hilopites (small square noodles), and tomato sauce (usually spiced with allspice and sometimes cinnamon, cloves or bay leaves).[1] Other common ingredients include onions/shallots, garlic, beef stock, and red wine. It is characteristically baked in a clay pot, a güveç, and served with grated cheese.

Paula Wolfert called it "one of the most famous of all Greek Island lamb dishes."[2]

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  1. ^ "What Is Giouvetsi? (with pictures)".
  2. ^ Wolfert, Paula (2009). Mediterranean clay pot cooking : traditional and modern recipes to savor and share. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons. p. 136. ISBN 978-0-7645-7633-1. OCLC 298538015.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: date and year (link)

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