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Stuffed sweet peppers

Stuffed sweet peppers

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

At just £1 a portion these stuffed peppers make for a cheap and tasty veggie supper, cook them on the bbq or griddle

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal282
fat22g
saturates9g
carbs8g
sugars7g
fibre2g
protein13g
low insalt0.73g
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Ingredients

  • 4 peppers , halved lengthways through the stalk and deseeded
  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil , plus extra to drizzle
  • 2 x 125g balls mozzarella , sliced
  • 2 tbsp black olive , chopped
  • 1 tbsp chopped oregano
  • 2 garlic cloves , crushed

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the barbecue or griddle pan to hot. Rub the outside of the peppers all over with the olive oil.

  • STEP 2

    Stuff the peppers with the mozzarella, olives, oregano and garlic, and drizzle with a touch more olive oil, if you like.

  • STEP 3

    Pop on the barbecue, stuffed-side up for 12-15 mins until the pepper is nicely charred (or roast in the oven at 220C/200C fan/gas 7 for the same amount of time).

RECIPE TIPS
TIP

To get that extra-smoky barbecue flavour, place the barbecue lid on while you cook the peppers, or cover with an upturned roasting tin.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, August 2011

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