Stuffed Peppers with Couscous
Stuffed Peppers with Couscous
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 
These Vibrant Vitamin enriched stuffed peppers make great party starters!
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Servings: 8 People
Author: Sandhya Hariharan
Ingredients
  • 4 Colourful peppers halved and cored
  • 2 Tsp Olive Oil
  • 100 g CousCous
  • 1 Red Onion finely chopped
  • 1 Large Vine Tomatoes finely chopped
  • 3 Tsp Feta Cheese Crumbled
  • 1 Tbsp Toasted Almonds
  • 30 g Basil finely shredded
  • 1/8 th Cup of Lemon Juice
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
Garnish
  • Basil Leaves
  • Toasted Almonds
  • Lemon Wedges
Instructions
  1. Preheat Oven to 180 C | Gas Mark 4.
  2. Rub Oil all around the peppers and place them on a baking tray, cut
  3. side down for 10 minutes and then 10 minutes turned up.
  4. Place Couscous in a heat proof bowl and add 140ml Boiling water. Stir, cover and leave it aside for at least 10 - 12 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, chop the tomatoes, onions, basil leaves and keep it ready.
  6. Stir the couscous with a fork to fluff it up. Add the tomatoes, onions, basil, lemon juice, feta cheese and toasted almonds. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Check for taste and season more if required.
  8. Spoon in the couscous mixture into the pepper halves and bake for 5 minutes. Garnish with toasted Almonds and Basil leaves.
  9. Serve with a yogurt dip and lemon wedges.