Greek stuffed peppers are a ideal for going through the scrumptious food Greece has to offer devoid of owning to vacation even more then your personal kitchen area!
In April I celebrated my 8 calendar year anniversary so I considered it would be enjoyable to share a Greek dish (entire disclosure I manufactured this at the starting of April but just now posting it!). My spouse and I had pretty much a two 12 months engagement ahead of acquiring married on April 12th. We took a mini honeymoon to the Poconos for a few days and then took our honeymoon to Greece a pair of months later (hugely suggest doing this!) A person of our favorites things to do with each other is vacation and Greece was our preferred vacation, partly because the foods was so awesome. We are setting up to go again and take a look at new islands for our 10 yr anniversary which I can not think is almost right here.
The only poor issue about touring to Greece is that it has been definitely tricky to locate comparable Greek food items (Greek stuffed grapes leaves, tzatziki, home made pita, and so forth.) in the States so we have primarily resorted to creating our very own like these Greek stuffed peppers.
Greek stuffed peppers include two enjoyment substances: feta and capers. Have you at any time experienced capers?? Olives could also be utilised in this dish in spot of the capers. Broiling the feta on leading for a few minutes truly requires this dish to the future level but the cheese could be omitted if vital. If you want a vegetarian or vegan choice- crumbled tempeh is effective actually effectively in stuffed peppers and I’ve manufactured it this way and even fooled meat eaters. Chickpeas would work also in the Greek stuffed peppers, I would just recommend mashing them up a bit.
Greek Stuffed Peppers
- 1/2 substantial yellow onion
- 1 TBSP olive oil
- 4 bell peppers
- 3 cloves garlic minced
- 1 TBSP dried basil
- 1 TBSP dried oregano
- 1 TBSP dried parsely
- 1/2 lb ground turkey/rooster
- 1 cup cooked rice
- 15 oz can diced tomatoes
- 2 TBSP capers
- 2 oz feta cheese
Preheat oven toe 350
Cook rice in accordance to bundle instructions
Slice tops off peppers and warmth in oven for 15 minutes’
Even though peppers and rice are cooking, chop onion and saute with olive in huge pan
Include garlic and spices, prepare dinner until eventually softened
Insert floor turkey and prepare dinner till pink is gone
Stir in diced tomatoes, cooked rice, and capers, mix totally
Pour mixtures into peppers, increase feta to major
Bake in oven at 350 for 15 minutes
Broil 2 minutes to brown feta
What’s the most effective food you have eaten when traveling!? Greece was awesome but Italy was a near second– I have excursion recaps if you are fascinated or scheduling on touring abroad this summertime or fall!
If you give these Greek Stuffed Peppers a consider make absolutely sure to tag me on Instagram @dietitianjess and allow me know what you think!