Mouthwatering Mediterranean Stuffed Bell Peppers – So Flavorful!

Transport your taste buds to the sun-kissed shores of the Mediterranean with our delightful Mediterranean Stuffed Bell Peppers recipe. Bursting with vibrant flavors and wholesome ingredients, this dish is a true masterpiece of the Mediterranean cuisine.

Imagine sinking your teeth into a perfectly roasted bell pepper, its tender flesh filled with a harmonious blend of couscous, plump Kalamata olives, crumbled feta cheese, and aromatic herbs. Each bite tells a story of sun-drenched fields and azure waters, bringing the essence of the Mediterranean right to your plate.

Ingredients

  • 4 large bell peppers, any color
  • 1 cup couscous, cooked and fluffed
  • 1/2 cup Kalamata olives, pitted and chopped
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup red onion, finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Olive oil for drizzling

Instructions

  1. Hollow out the bell peppers, removing seeds and membranes.
  2. In a bowl, combine the cooked couscous, olives, feta cheese, red onion, garlic, parsley, and oregano. Season with salt and pepper, and mix well.
  3. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  4. Stuff each bell pepper with the couscous mixture, pressing gently to pack it.
  5. Place the stuffed peppers in a baking dish, drizzle with olive oil, and cover with foil.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes or until the peppers are tender.
  7. Uncover the peppers and bake for an additional 5-10 minutes to lightly brown the tops.
  8. Remove from the oven and let them cool slightly before serving.

Prep time: 20 minutes

Yields: 4 servings

These Mediterranean Stuffed Bell Peppers are a burst of flavors with couscous, olives, and feta cheese, encapsulating the essence of the Mediterranean diet.

Nutrition information: Calories: 240, Total Fat: 10g, Carbohydrates: 30g, Protein: 8g

Picture yourself savoring each bite of our Mouthwatering Mediterranean Stuffed Bell Peppers. As you cut into the tender roasted pepper, the aroma of garlic and oregano dances in the air, creating a sensory experience that transports you to the Mediterranean coastline. Every forkful of the couscous, olives, and feta cheese filling is a celebration of flavors that have graced tables for generations. Whether you’re enjoying these peppers as a wholesome lunch or as a stunning side dish at dinner, this recipe is a culinary voyage you’ll want to embark on again and again. So bring a taste of the Mediterranean into your home and let your palate indulge in the magic of these stuffed bell peppers!