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Stuffed peppers with crunchy avocado salad

Serves 4

Prep Time 10 min

Cooking Time 15 min

Ingredients

  • 100g couscous
  • 1½tsp harissa paste
  • 75g reduced-fat feta
  • 25g toasted pine nuts
  • 1 red onion, finely chopped
  • 40g slow-roasted tomatoes, chopped
  • ½ x 25g bunch fresh basil, chopped
  • 2 large red peppers, halved and deseeded, stalks intact
  • Cooking oil spray

 

For the avocado salad

  • 100g rocket
  • 1 ripe avocado, sliced
  • 1tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 spring onions
  • 75g toasted crusty bread cubes
  • Juice ½ lemon

Method

  1. Put the couscous in a large bowl with 100ml boiling water. Cover and leave for 5 min or until the water is absorbed, then fluff with a fork. Stir through the harissa paste, feta, pine nuts, onion, tomatoes and basil.
  2. Put each pepper half on a piece of foil, then fill with the couscous mixture. Spray lightly with oil, then wrap the foil  around the peppers, leaving  the tops open.
  3. Heat a large griddle pan or barbecue to medium. Add the peppers and cook for 10–12 min until the skins soften. Meanwhile, toss the salad together in a bowl.
  4. Unwrap the peppers, then serve with the avocado salad, sprinkled with ground black pepper.

Nutrition per serving

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379 12.7g 17.8g 4.4g 7.8g 11.6g 1.2g 186mg 43.1g 2.4mg

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