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Couscous Stuffed Peppers

  • Author: World of Vegan
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Category: dinner, Main Course
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Description

These vegan couscous stuffed peppers are packed with enticing flavors that will take you straight to the Middle East. This makes a spectacular main or side dish and might easily become one of your favorite dinner party recipes.


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Ingredients

For the roasted peppers:

  • 3 romano peppers (cut in half lengthwise and deseeded—as pictured)
  • 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • ½ teaspoon of black pepper

For the couscous stuffing:

  • 6 oz of cooked couscous
  • 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil
  • 1 small carrot (peeled and diced)
  • 1 cup of mushrooms (diced)
  • 6 cherry tomatoes (quartered)
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • ½ teaspoon of black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon of dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon of vegan butter
  • Fresh parsley (chopped, for garnish)
  • Lemon wedges (for garnish)

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375° Fahrenheit.
  2. Toss the peppers with oil, salt, and pepper, place on a baking sheet and bake for about 10 minutes, until softened. Remove from the oven and set aside.
  3. In the meantime, heat a medium saute pan over high heat and add one tablespoon of vegetable oil. Once hot, add the mushrooms and carrots and saute for 5 minutes, stirring regularly. Add in the tomatoes, salt, pepper and oregano and cook for 2 more minutes.
  4. Remove from heat and mix the sauteed veggies with the cooked couscous. Add the vegan butter and mix until combined.
  5. Stuff the peppers with the couscous filling and garnish with fresh chopped parsley and sliced lemon.