Easiest Way to Prepare Yummy Mediterranean Stuffed Peppers

Mediterranean Stuffed Peppers. Simply stuff your peppers, bake and finish the dish with a fresh tomato-basil topping. These Mediterranean Stuffed Peppers have so much flavor that you won't even miss the meat. The peppers are stuffed with brown rice, garlic, red onion, chickpeas, green olives, sun dried tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, and of course feta.

Mediterranean Stuffed Peppers Fill each of the bell peppers with the the cooked stuffing mixture of meat, rice and chickpeas. If peppers don't stand upright, cut a tiny slice off bottoms of peppers to level. Stuff peppers with meat mixture; place them in baking dish. You can cook Mediterranean Stuffed Peppers using 7 ingredients and 4 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Mediterranean Stuffed Peppers

  1. You need 1 of large red pepper.
  2. Prepare 1 of large yellow pepper.
  3. Prepare 100 g of couscous.
  4. Prepare handful of black olives, chopped.
  5. Prepare 50 g of feta cheese, crumbled.
  6. You need handful of cherry tomatoes, quartered.
  7. You need 2 tbsp of shredded basil/herbs.

A combination of olives, feta cheese, and chopped fresh oregano lend Mediterranean flavor to cod-stuffed bell peppers. These delicious Mediterranean stuffed peppers are filled with melted Edam, courgettes, tomatoes and pine nuts and make a great midweek meal. They're easy to make but look very impressive. These Mediterranean Stuffed Peppers are a no brainer for me.

Mediterranean Stuffed Peppers step by step

  1. Heat oven to 190C/370F. Bake the peppers for a few minutes, until almost soft. Place on a baking tray, cut-side up..
  2. Place the couscous in a bowl and cover with 130ml boiling water. Cover the bowl and leave to stand for 10 mins..
  3. Stir the couscous with a fork to break it up, then mix in olives, feta, tomatoes and basil..
  4. Pile the couscous stuffing into the pepper halves and bake for 10 mins..

I know that as an Arab, we are known to stuff many vegetables. Basically, anything you can think of, we have probably tried to stuff it. BUT stuffed peppers are constantly a go-to dish for me because they're hands down the easiest vegetable to stuff. These Mediterranean stuffed peppers are a classic Israeli dish that is both healthy and delicious. Red bell peppers filled with meat and rice and cooked in tomato sauce… It's a whole meal in one pot!


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