Mediterranean Stuffed Peppers

In this recipe, a bell pepper replaces the bowl! A tasty mix of couscous, tuna and other fresh ingredients are stuffed into vibrant bell peppers for a delicious and better-for-you meal the whole family will enjoy.

Serves: 2Prep: 20 minutesCook: 15 minutesTotal: 35 minutesDifficulty: Easy


Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 1⁄2 cup Israeli couscous, cooked
  • 1 can (5 oz.) chunk white albacore tuna in water, drained
  • 1⁄4 cup black olives, sliced
  • 1⁄4 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons pine nuts
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large orange bell pepper, halved and seeded
  • 1 large red bell pepper, halved and seeded
  • 1⁄4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil, chiffonade

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • In medium bowl, combine couscous, tuna, olives, feta, pine nuts and olive oil.
  • Spoon equal amounts of stuffing into halved bell peppers.
  • In baking dish, place stuffed peppers in ¼ cup water. Bake 10-15 minutes.
  • Serve with fresh basil and refrigerate leftovers.