About this recipe:A vibrant and delicious dish, which is simple to make and tastes fantastic. Peppers are stuffed with rice, minced pork, feta cheese, raisins and pine nuts, before being baked to perfection.
4 large green peppers, tops removed and seeded
4 large red peppers, tops removed and seeded
1 tablespoon olive oil
225g minced pork
2 onions, chopped
salt and pepper to taste
4 tablespoons dry white wine
300g tomato puree
115g feta cheese
80g cooked white rice
70g pine nuts
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
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Method Prep:20min › Cook:1hr › Ready in:1hr20min
Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Place green and red peppers in a bowl with enough warm water to cover; soak for 5 minutes.
Heat the olive oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Place pork and onions in the frying pan, season with salt and pepper. Cook until pork is evenly brown. Drain off any excess fat and mix in wine and tomato puree. Continue cooking 10 minutes.
Transfer frying pan mixture to a large bowl and mix in feta cheese, cooked rice, raisins, pine nuts and parsley. Stuff peppers with the mixture and arrange in a baking dish. Cover with foil.
Bake 30 minutes in the preheated oven. Remove foil and continue baking 10 minutes, until stuffing is lightly browned. May be served hot or cold.
Easy to make and REALLy tasty. I put more minced pork, feta cheese and rice in it, about half as much again(and freeze any left over), and also add chopped fresh mint which gave it a lovely fresh flavour. A family favourite already. - 04 Oct 2012