Wednesday, 4 January 2017

Tuna Baked Peppers

This is a quick and simple recipe which is great for a mid-week dinner.

Ingredients:

  • 1 red peppers
  • 2 orange peppers
  • 8 cherry tomatoes, cut into quarters
  • 2 tbsp tomato puree
  • 2 tins of tuna, drained
  • 4 cloves of garlic, crushed in a garlic crusher
  • 40g Parmesan cheese, finely grated
  • a few tbsp of olive oil

Method:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
  2. Cut each pepper in half and carefully remove the seeds and white lump in the middle, but leave the stalk attached.
  3. Mix the cherry tomatoes, tomato puree, tuna and garlic in a mixing bowl and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  4. Fill each pepper half with the mixture and place in a high sided baking tray.
  5. Drizzle a generous glug of olive oil over each pepper and sprinkle over the grated cheese.
  6. Bake for 45 to 55 minutes.
  7. Serve on a bed of rice.

Serves 2 to 3.

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