Couscous Stuffed Peppers
Couscous stuffed peppers very simple to make, low cal and full of flavour! They can be savoured both warm or cold, and it makes an amazing packed lunches, pic-nics food, or even a starter!
Servings Prep Time
4 20minutes
Cook Time
30minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 20minutes
Cook Time
30minutes
Ingredients
  • 120g Couscous
  • 5 Bell Peppers (4 to stuff1 for couscous)
  • 1/2cup Cherry Tomatoesaround a dozen
  • 1/2cup Chickpeas
  • 1/4cup basil leaves
  • 1 CourgetteMedium
  • 1 Red Onion
  • 1-2 Garlic Cloves
  • 2tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1tsp Turmeric
  • 1/2tsp Chili Flakes
  • Salt
  • Pepper
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven at 180°C (350°F).
  2. Cube all the veggies and sauté each batch (except for the tomatoes) with a dash of olive oil, salt and pepper. 
  3. In a bowl combine raw couscous, chickpeas, turmeric, chili flakes, chopped basil, salt and pepper.
  4. Add sautéed veggies and sliced raw tomatoes. Stir well and set aside.
  5. Cut the lid off the peppers (roughly 1 inch), and remove the inner seeds and fibers.
  6. Season with salt and pepper, then stuff the peppers with the couscous mixture leaving roughly 1 inch from the top. Fill the peppers with water and a light drizzle of olive oil.
  7. Cover the peppers with their lids and bake for 30 minutes in fan mode.

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