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

Giouvetsi or youvetsi (pronounced [ʝuˈvetsi]; from Turkish güveç) is 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.

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  1. ^ "What Is Giouvetsi? (with pictures)".

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