Mexican stuffed sweet pepper

I love Mexican food…most of it is quite easy and relatively nutritious as well. here is one such recipe. easy to make, it can be quite a show stopper at a party as well.

Mexican stuffed sweet pepper

Mexican stuffed sweet pepper

 

Ingredients

2 halved de-seeded red sweet peppers, ½ cup boiled rice, 1 small, finely chopped red onion, 2 grated garlic cloves, ½ cup corn niblets, ½ cup jalapenos, 1 large de-seeded and finely chopped tomato, ¼ tablespoon red chilli powder (optional), grated or sliced cheese of choice, salt to taste and oil to cook

 

Method

  1. Mix the ingredients, except the cheese and peppers, to form a filling mix. All these ingredients may be stir fried together for about 5 minutes for added flavour.
  2. Grease the outer surface of the peppers with oil and stuff them with the above filling mix.
  3. Preheat oven to 160º C and bake the peppers for 2o minutes.
  4. Remove the peppers and top them with cheese and bake now for another 10 – 15 minutes.
  5. Serve hot with chilled guacamole

 

Try a tip

Use boiled red kidney beans instead of rice and ready fajita mix spice powder instead of jalapenos for added Mexican flavour

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