▷ Spiced Pepper Pilafs

▷ Spiced Pepper Pilafs



This colorful vegetarian supper is super healthy and freezable in individual portions, so you can defrost as many as you need


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Spiced Pepper Pilafs

Recipe Category: Pepper Pilafs
Recipe Cuisine: American

This colorful vegetarian supper is super healthy and freezable in individual portions, so you can defrost as many as you need

Ingredients :
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 cm piece of ginger, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp tomato purée
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 200g basmati rice
  • 850ml vegetable stock
  • 140g red lentils washed and drained
  • 200g bag spinach leaves, chopped
  • A handful of mint leaves, chopped
  • 8 peppers
Directions:

1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan with a lid. Add the onion, garlic, and ginger, then gently cook for 5 mins until softened. Stir in the tomato purée and spices, and cook for 1 min more. Add the rice, stir to coat, then pour in the stock. Bring to the boil, tip in the lentils, cover with the lid and leave to cook over low heat for 15 mins until the lentils and rice are cooked. Stir through the spinach and mint (see tip below, if freezing).

2. Use a sharp knife to slice the top of each pepper. Cut out the middle stalk and scoop out any seeds. Carefully trim the bottoms slightly so they stand upright, but the filling won't fall out. Fill each pepper with the rice mix and place the lid on top. Bake or wrap tightly in cling film or freezer bags and freeze.

3. To cook, defrost peppers completely if frozen. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Place the peppers on a lightly greased baking tray and cook for 25-30 mins or until the peppers have softened. Serve with a green salad tossed with cucumber, herbs and a dollop of yogurt.

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Yield: Makes 8

Calories: 209
Fat: 2 g

Average Rating: 5.0
Votes: 56
Reviews: 12

pepper, spinach, rice, masala, garlic, onion

1 comment

johane johansson

Yum yum!!!

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