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Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers

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Ingredients
  Green lentils 2 Ounce
  Bulgur wheat 2 Ounce
  Mushrooms 3 Ounce, finely chopped
  Spring onions 4 , finely chopped
  Tomatoes 3 Ounce, deseeded & chopped
  Fresh basil 2 Tablespoon, chopped
  Fresh parsley 2 Tablespoon, chopped
  Salt To Taste
  Fresh black pepper To Taste, ground
  Peppers 32 Ounce (4 large ones, about 8 ounce each)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Cut a lid from the stem end of the peppers and scoop out the seeds and membranes.
2. In a large pan of boiling water quickly blanch the pepper shells for 3 to 4 minutes.
3. Drain well and cool by refreshing under cold running water.
4. In a saucepan add bulgur wheat with cold water and bring to boil, and let simmer for 15 minutes till bulgur is tender. Drain and set aside
5. Separately, in a saucepan add lentils and cold water and bring to a boil and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes till lentils are tender. Drain and set aside.

MAKING
6. In a mixing bowl, add cooked lentil and cooked bulgur wheat, add chopped mushrooms, spring onions, tomatoes, basil, parsley and season with salt and pepper and mix well.
7. Now, take the blanched pepper shells and gently fill in the shells with this lentil and bulgur stuffing. Place the pepper lids back on the shells after stuffing.

FINALISING
8. In a deep oven proof dish, cover and bake the stuffed peppers in a pre-heated oven for about 30 minutes.
9. Remove the lid form the dish and allow to cook for another 10 to 15 minutes, till peppers are cooked tender.

SERVING
10. Serve hot with rice or green vegetables or pasta or a crusty bread.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Side Dish

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