Pasta-Stuffed Red Peppers

What's for lunch today? - I fancy stuffed peppers. You can use green or yellow peppers for this recipe, they work equally as well. You can also use other kinds of mini pasta if you prefer - just experiment with what you have in your store cupboard. That's the fun of cooking!


Ingredients: (serves 4)
125g mini macaroni
4 red peppers - cored, deseeded and halved
2 large tomatoes - chopped
125g Cheddar cheese - grated
2 spring onions - finely chopped
2tbs chopped parsley
3tbs olive oil
salt and pepper

Method:

  • Heat the oven to 180'C or gas Mark 4
  • Cook the pasta according to the instructions on the packet and then drain well.
  • Place the peppers on a baking tray with the skins facing down.
  • Mix the macaroni, tomatoes, cheese, spring onions and parsley in a bowl.
  • Spoon the mixture into the peppers and pour over the olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Bake in the oven for 40 minutes until the filling is golden brown and bubbling.
  • Serve with crusty bread.

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