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Julia's Delicious Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers


Peppers stuffed with a vegetable and rice mixture and topped with melted cheese

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  • 4 Peppers (Red or Yellow)
  • 6 Spring Onions (Chopped)
  • 1 Green Pepper (Chopped)
  • 1 Tablespoon of Chilli Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon of Cumin Seeds
  • 50ml Tomato Passata
  • 250g Flavoured Rice (Cooked)
  • Handful of Grated Cheese


servings 4
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 40mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 180C/160C Fan/Gas Mark 4

Step 2

Slice the Red or Yellow Peppers in half from top to bottom, deseed

Step 3

In a pan, heat a little oil with the chilli powder and cumin seeds. Add the green pepper and cook for 3 minutes

Step 4

Add the chopped spring onions and heat for a further 2 minutes

Step 5

Mix in the rice and passata and heat for 2 minutes

Step 6

Put the mixture into the prepared peppers

Step 7

Put the peppers into a baking dish and cover with silver foil

Step 8

Heat in the oven for 30 minutes

Step 9

Take out, top with cheese and put back into the oven (uncovered) until the cheese has melted – approximately 10 minutes

You can prepare these in advance, just stop before step 9 and do that step when you are ready to serve

The amount of passata can be changed to suit how you like the texture to be

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