5 from 3 votes
tave me presh
Tave Me Presh
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 20 mins
Tave me presh is a delicious traditional ground beef and leek casserole from Albania.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Albanian
Servings: 6 people
Author: Mike Benayoun
  • 2 lb leeks (mostly white parts)
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 onion , finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons tomato sauce
  • 1 red bell pepper , finely chopped
  • 1 cup beef stock
  • Vegetable oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  1. Sauté the leeks in a little oil for 8-10 minutes. Lay on baking dish.
  2. Sauté the onion in a little oil until translucent. Add ground beef and continue to cook for a few minutes.
  3. Add the beef stock, tomato sauce, red bell pepper, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil.
  4. Pour the meat mixture over the leeks.
  5. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 350 F for at least 1 hour. You can leave in the oven for another 10-15 minutes if you prefer the dish more consistent with a little less sauce.