Recipe : Mediterranean Stuffed Peppers

Recipe : Mediterranean Stuffed Peppers
You will need :

2 large peppers
salt and freshly ground black pepper
85g/3oz/1/2 cup couscous
225ml/8fl oz/1 cup hot vegetable stock
2 tbsp/1/3 cup of pine nuts
55g/2oz raisins
125g/4 1/2 oz red cherry tomatoes, halved
Apetina garlic and olive snack pack
2tbsp green pesto
Basil

Cut each pepper in half lengthways through the stalk, remove the core and seeds, season with salt and pepper.
Put the couscous in a bowl and pour over 75ml/2 1/2 fl oz/1/3 cup of the hot stock. Cover with cling film and set aside for 5-7 minutes, until the stock has been absorbed.
Remove the cling film and fluff up the couscous with a fork, add the pine nuts, raisins, cherry tomatoes, Apetina (without the oil) and pesto. Stir together and season with salt and pepper.
Divide the mixture between the peppers. 
Brush the peppers with the oil from the Apetina and place in an oven proof bowl. Pour the remaining stock over the peppers. Bake the peppers in the centre of an oven pre-heated to gas mark 4 for 30 minutes.
Enjoy 🙂

14 Comments

  1. February 4, 2013 / 10:05 pm

    Nom nom this looks so delicious! I'd have to try it this week 🙂

    • February 7, 2013 / 9:04 pm

      It was good 🙂 Let me know if you try it. x

  2. February 5, 2013 / 6:46 pm

    YUM, this is right up my street xx

  3. February 5, 2013 / 8:51 pm

    that sounds so yummy, mmm

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  4. February 8, 2013 / 8:59 pm

    As always this looks delicious and yes I'm now hungry! I'll have to remake this and let you know how it goes!
    Lucy at Lucyy Writes x

    • February 12, 2013 / 9:53 pm

      hehe! Can't wait to hear how you get on x

    • February 18, 2013 / 9:34 pm

      I'm not a lover of raisins but I didn't actually mind them in this. x

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