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Savory Peppers

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Ingredients
  Pepper 4 (Green / Red)
  Butter 6 Tablespoon
  Diced salami 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cooked ham 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), cut into strips
  Sweet dill pickles 1 , chopped
  Onions 2 , sliced
  Tomato paste 3 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Beef stock 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Worcestershire sauce 2 Teaspoon
  Cottage cheese 5 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon 1 , rind and juice taken
Directions

Cut the tops off the peppers.
Seed and blanch in boiling salted water for 5 minutes.
Drain and cool.
Melt 1/4 cup of the butter in a frying pan and add the salami, ham, pickle, onions and tomato paste.
Cook gently for 5 minutes.
Melt the remaining butter in a saucepan.
Stir in the flour and cook for 1 minute.
Stir in the stock, bring to the boil and simmer, stirring, until thickened.
Add the Worcestershire sauce.
Stir a third of this sauce into the sausage mixture, simmer for 5 minutes, then fill the peppers and replace tops.
Beat the remaining sauce with the strained cottage cheese, sugar, grated lemon rind and juice.
Pour into a dish and stand the peppers in it.
Cover and bake in a hot oven (425° F) for 20 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Baked
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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