Beef and Couscous Stuffed Peppers

    Beef and Couscous Stuffed Peppers


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    About this recipe: A super-hearty stuffed pepper recipe. Beef mince, chunky pasta sauce, green pepper, couscous and Cheddar are used to stuff green peppers, before baking them to perfection. Serve as a main course or side dish.

    Serves: 6 

    • 5 green peppers
    • 900g minced beef
    • 250g chopped onion
    • 1 green pepper, chopped
    • 6 cloves garlic, finely chopped
    • 1 (500g) chunky sauce for bolognese, such as Dolmio's
    • 80g chopped onion
    • 175g tomato flavoured couscous
    • 225g grated mature Cheddar cheese

    Prep:25min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. Preheat oven to 190 C / Gas 5.
    2. Cut peppers in half, place them in a 23x33cm or similar sized baking dish and set aside.
    3. In a large frying pan over medium heat, saute the minced beef for 5 minutes. Add 250g chopped onion, chopped green pepper and garlic. Reduce heat to low, add chunky sauce and let simmer while preparing the couscous.
    4. Prepare couscous according to package directions, but add the remaining onion to the water before adding the couscous. When couscous is done, combine it with the sauce. Fill peppers with the mixture. Top each with grated cheese.
    5. Bake at 190 C / Gas 5 for 20 minutes or until cheese is bubbly and slightly brown on top.

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