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shai's Stuffed Peppers

Shai Tremain Z"L

Shai served in the Orev Paratrooper’s Patrol. He fell on 22.12.23, 10th Tevet 5784, in reserve service in Khan Younis in Gaza in the Iron Swords War. He was 26 years old at his passing.

He was a child of love, with a heart-melting smile, a captivating personality, full of endless giving and helping others at every stop in life.

Before he enlisted in the army. He volunteered a year of service in the Ahava boarding school. Following this year he decided to study social work and he was going to start his studies with a desire to change the world into a better place.

Shai was always worrying about others and connecting with people, and touched many hearts. He was the glue of his friendship group, as his friends described him. 

Every time Shai returned from the army or from one of his trips abroad, he would before anything else, ask for his Mum’s stuffed peppers.

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Red Peppers


500g ground meat

2 onions


Tomato paste




Soup powder

Red paprika


Black Pepper


Cut off the head of the peppers and remove the seeds and wash.

In one pot prepare the sauce; Fry a chopped onion and a few cloves of garlic in olive oil, add tomato paste, a little bit of soup powder, paprika, black pepper and a bit of cumin and boiling water, up to a quarter of the pot.

In another pot, fry the onion and garlic again, add the meat for a light fry, then the rice and a bit of soup powder on top of that. Add a little of the sauce cooked in the other pot and mix. 

Before filling the peppers, parsley, cilantro and dill and add to the filling mixture.

And now to fill the peppers with the rice, meat and vegetable mixture and place them in the second pot, for about an hour and made sure to moisten the peppers from above with the sauce from time to time.

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