Not Your Usual Stuffed Peppers Recipe

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Not Your Usual Stuffed Peppers

Eddie Szczerba


This is a meatless version of stuffed peppers packed with flavor and texture!!

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1 Hr 30 Min


30 Min


4 large
red bell peppers halved and seeded
2 c
cooked wheat berries
2 clove
garlic minced plus 1 medium shallot chopped
1 pkg
fresh spinach /two to three cups
1 c
feta cheese crumbled
1 c
chopped mushrooms
1/2 c
chopped parsley(flat leaf)
1/2 tsp
salt and pepper
1 tsp
ground cumin
1 Tbsp
olive oil


2 c
ricotta cheese
1 large
egg beaten
1 pinch
1/2 tsp
basil, dried
1/2 c
parmesan cheese freshly grated
1 Tbsp
olive oil

Directions Step-By-Step

Cut the peppers in half lengthwise and remove seeds. Leave the stems on if there are any,makes them easier to handle when serving.
Cook the wheat berries according to package instructions. This can be done the day before or in the morning of to save time. They take a little over an hour to cook!
Sauté the shallot,garlic,chopped mushrooms in the olive oil,seasonwith s+p,cumin,add the parsley and remove from heat. Stir in the torn spinach leaves and the feta cheese.
Mix the ricotta,egg,pinchnof salt and basil.
Spoon evenly into the bottom of the peppers,top with the wheat berry mixture,sprinkle the tops with olive oil,garnish with grated Parmesan cheese and bake for thirty minutes. Enjoy! :)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy
Hashtag: #delicious