Thursday, 17 July 2014

Stuffed Peppers with Feta Cheese Sprinkling Recipe

So this week I started a teatox and the eating plan that they recommend to follow doesn't have any meat on the menu. Instead of sticking to the exact foods they have suggested, I have been trying to come up with my own meat free meals. If I'm honest I'm quite liking not eating meat!!

stuffed peppers

Below is my own recipe for stuffed peppers.


Ingredients

* 2 peppers, halved and de-seeded
* 2 tomatoes diced
* 1 medium red onion sliced
* small tin of chickpeas
* 200g couscous
* knob of butter
* feta cheese for sprinkling

Preparation

* Preheat the oven to 200Âșc.

* Prepare the couscous according to the packets instructions but add a small knob of butter for added flavour.

* Whilst the couscous is cooking, place the halved peppers in the oven.

* In a frying pan, fry the onions for 2-3 minutes.

* Add in the tomatoes and chickpeas, continue to cook for a further minute.

* Stir in the couscous

couscous with tomato and red onion


* Tak the peppers out of the oven and fill each pepper half with the couscous mixture.

* Break up some feta cheese and sprinkle it over the top.

stuffed peppers


* Place in the oven to cook for around 10 minutes.

Any left over couscous mixture can be served up with the peppers and if you need filling up more, add a side salad.

stuffed peppers


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