Mediterranean Stuffed Red Capsicum


Mediterranean Stuffed Red Capsicum


  • 2 large red capsicums, halved and deseeded
  • 85g couscous, cooked
  • 25g pine nuts, lightly toasted
  • handful black olives, roughly chopped
  • 50g feta, crumbled
  • 50g semi-dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 tbsp fresh basil, shredded


      1. Pre-heat the oven to 200C. Microwave the peppers on a plate on Medium for about 5 minutes or until they are almost soft.
      2. Put the couscous in a bowl and cover with 125ml boiling water. Stir, then cover the bowl with cling film and leave for 10 minutes.
      3. Break the couscous up with a fork, then add the pine nuts, olives, feta, tomatoes and basil. Mix well.
      4. Pile the stuffing into the capsicums, put on a baking tray and bake for 10 minutes.


      Serves 2

      Ingredients for Mediterranean Stuffed Red Capsicum

      Capsicum Red (each)

      $3.24 ea

      Basil (bunch)

      $4.49 ea

      Chefs Choice - Couscous French (500g)

      $1.99 ea

      Sapori - Couscous (500g)

      $2.99 ea

      Fetta - South Cape (200g)

      $4.99 ea

      South Cape - Fetta Greek (200g)

      $3.49 ea

      Spice & Co (20g) Pine Nuts

      $2.99 ea

      Harris Farm - Olives Kalamata Pitted (400g)

      $5.49 ea

      Penfield - Olives Kalamata Pitted (380g)

      $5.99 ea

      Sandhurst Olives Kalamata Pitted 450g

      $5.29 ea

      Harris Farm - Olives Kalamata Jumbo (400g)

      $5.49 ea

      Capsicum Red (3-4 in net)

      $5.99 ea

      Teff Tribe - Brown Grain (500g)

      $9.95 ea

      Teff Tribe - Ivory Grain (500g)

      $10.49 ea

      Teff Tribe - Ivory Flour (500g)

      $10.49 ea

      Teff Tribe - Brown Flour (500g)

      $9.99 ea

      Penfield - Olives Aussie Pitted Mix (380g)

      $0.00 ea

      Penfield - Four Olive Mix (380g)

      $0.00 ea