mediterranean stuffed peppers

Mediterranean stuffed peppers

Mediterranean stuffed peppers

Serve these vibrant vegetarian stuffed peppers to dinner party guests, then keep any leftovers for a lunch the next day


    • 1 large red and 1 large yellow pepper, halved and deseeded (leave stalks on)
    • 85g couscous
    • 25g pine nuts, toasted
    • handful black olives, roughly chopped
    • 50g feta cheese, crumbled
    • 50g semi-dried tomato snipped, or handful cherry tomatoes, quartered
    • 2 tbsp shredded basil



    • STEP 1

      Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Pop the peppers on a plate and microwave on Medium for 5 mins, until almost soft. Place on a baking tray, cut-side up.

    • STEP 2

      Meanwhile, place the couscous in a bowl and cover with 125ml boiling water. Stir, cover the bowl and leave to stand for 10 mins. Stir the couscous with a fork to break it up, then mix in the pine nuts, olives, feta, tomatoes and basil. Pile the couscous stuffing into the pepper halves and bake for 10 mins.

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