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Mediterranean Stuffed Bell Peppers

14 INGREDIENTS • 9 STEPS • 40MINS

Mediterranean Stuffed Bell Peppers

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Try this low-carb version of the traditional Mediterranean recipe! Colorful bell peppers are the perfect vessel for a variety of stuffing options.
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The Fit Mediterranean
Hi, I'm Dani! I share my family’s culinary traditions with you and some healthy treats too!
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Try this low-carb version of the traditional Mediterranean recipe! Colorful bell peppers are the perfect vessel for a variety of stuffing options.
40MINS
Total Time
$2.24
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
2
us / metric
White Rice
1/3 cup
White Rice
200 g cooked rice per 2 servings
Capers
1 Tbsp
Kalamata Olives
6
Kalamata Olives, pitted, chopped
Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
2 Tbsp
Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
Salt
to taste
Green Peas
1/2 cup
Green Peas, boiled
Breadcrumbs
2 Tbsp
Breadcrumbs
Garlic
2 cloves
Mozzarella Cheese
2 Tbsp
Mozzarella Cheese, shredded
optional
Parmesan Cheese
2 Tbsp
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
423
Fat
20.2 g
Protein
17.5 g
Carbs
42.7 g
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step 1
Preheat oven at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
step 2
Wash the Bell Peppers (2) and cut off about 1/3 of each, remove the internal seeds and white parts.
step 2 Wash the Bell Peppers (2) and cut off about 1/3 of each, remove the internal seeds and white parts.
step 3
Keep the bigger part and dice up the smaller one.
step 3 Keep the bigger part and dice up the smaller one.
step 4
In a skillet heat Extra-Virgin Olive Oil (2 Tbsp) and sautee the Garlic (2 cloves) until golden in color. Add the diced bell peppers, season with Salt (to taste) and Ground Black Pepper (to taste), and cook on medium-low with a lid on for about 10 min. Add the Green Peas (1/2 cup) and cook for 5 more minutes.
step 4 In a skillet heat Extra-Virgin Olive Oil (2 Tbsp) and sautee the Garlic (2 cloves) until golden in color. Add the diced bell peppers, season with Salt (to taste) and Ground Black Pepper (to taste), and cook on medium-low with a lid on for about 10 min. Add the Green Peas (1/2 cup) and cook for 5 more minutes.
step 5
Remove from the heat and stir in the Canned Tuna (1/3 cup). Make sure to leave some bigger chunks for more flavor.
step 5 Remove from the heat and stir in the Canned Tuna (1/3 cup). Make sure to leave some bigger chunks for more flavor.
step 6
Add the cooked White Rice (1/3 cup) to the skillet together with the Italian Flat-Leaf Parsley (1 Tbsp), Capers (1 Tbsp), and Kalamata Olives (6). Gently mix all the ingredients together.
step 6 Add the cooked White Rice (1/3 cup) to the skillet together with the Italian Flat-Leaf Parsley (1 Tbsp), Capers (1 Tbsp), and Kalamata Olives (6). Gently mix all the ingredients together.
step 7
Scoop the filling into the bell pepper cups. Fill them up almost to the edge.Then add the Mozzarella Cheese (2 Tbsp). Then cover with the remaining filling. Top it off with Parmesan Cheese (2 Tbsp), Breadcrumbs (2 Tbsp), and a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil.
step 7 Scoop the filling into the bell pepper cups. Fill them up almost to the edge.Then add the Mozzarella Cheese (2 Tbsp). Then cover with the remaining filling. Top it off with Parmesan Cheese (2 Tbsp), Breadcrumbs (2 Tbsp), and a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil.
step 8
Bake in preheated oven for about 25 min or until crispy at the top.
step 8 Bake in preheated oven for about 25 min or until crispy at the top.
step 9
Let them settle a few minutes before serving.
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Lunch
Date Night
Healthy
Shellfish-Free
Dinner
Quick & Easy
Mediterranean
Spring
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