Greek stuffed peppers are a ideal for experiencing the tasty foodstuff Greece has to give without possessing to journey further more then your individual kitchen!
In April I celebrated my 8 calendar year anniversary so I imagined it would be pleasurable to share a Greek dish (total disclosure I created this at the beginning of April but just now publishing it!). My partner and I experienced practically a two calendar year engagement right before getting married on April 12th. We took a mini honeymoon to the Poconos for a handful of times and then took our honeymoon to Greece a couple of months later on (remarkably propose accomplishing this!) One of our favorites points to do with each other is travel and Greece was our favored trip, partly due to the fact the foods was so amazing. We are organizing to go back and explore new islands for our 10 year anniversary which I can not believe is nearly right here.
The only poor issue about traveling to Greece is that it has been truly difficult to obtain similar Greek foods (Greek stuffed grapes leaves, tzatziki, home made pita, and so forth.) in the States so we have generally resorted to making our have like these Greek stuffed peppers.
Greek stuffed peppers contain two exciting ingredients: feta and capers. Have you ever had capers?? Olives could also be used in this dish in spot of the capers. Broiling the feta on top for a couple minutes seriously can take this dish to the subsequent amount but the cheese could be omitted if essential. If you want a vegetarian or vegan alternative- crumbled tempeh operates truly nicely in stuffed peppers and I’ve made it this way and even fooled meat eaters. Chickpeas would perform far too in the Greek stuffed peppers, I would just recommend mashing them up a bit.
Greek Stuffed Peppers
- 1/2 substantial yellow onion
- 1 TBSP olive oil
- 4 bell peppers
- 3 cloves garlic minced
- 1 TBSP dried basil
- 1 TBSP dried oregano
- 1 TBSP dried parsely
- 1/2 lb floor turkey/chicken
- 1 cup cooked rice
- 15 oz can diced tomatoes
- 2 TBSP capers
- 2 oz feta cheese
Preheat oven toe 350
Prepare dinner rice in accordance to offer instructions
Slice tops off peppers and warmth in oven for 15 minutes’
When peppers and rice are cooking, chop onion and saute with olive in massive pan
Insert garlic and spices, cook till softened
Add floor turkey and cook dinner until eventually pink is gone
Stir in diced tomatoes, cooked rice, and capers, combine extensively
Pour mixtures into peppers, insert feta to top
Bake in oven at 350 for 15 minutes
Broil 2 minutes to brown feta
What’s the finest foods you have consumed when touring!? Greece was remarkable but Italy was a close second– I have excursion recaps if you are intrigued or setting up on touring overseas this summer months or tumble!
If you give these Greek Stuffed Peppers a try make sure to tag me on Instagram @dietitianjess and allow me know what you feel!
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