Baked Bell Peppers

For me, Cheese & Bell peppers are always a winning combination. Add some spinach & onion to make the pairing even more delicious. When you bake all these, the result is not only a treat for your eyes but for your taste buds too!
 


 
Makes:16                                Course:     Main Dish
Preparation time:10 minutes     Baking Time:10 minutes
Level: Easy
 
Ingredients
 
2 cups Ricotta cheese/ home made Paneer
1 cup spinach, chopped
1/4 cup onion
1 small green chilli , chopped ( optional)
 
1 Teaspoon dried Oregano
1/2 teaspoon dried Basil
1/2 teaspoon Salt
1/2 teaspoon Black Pepper
8 small Bell Peppers
 
 
Directions
 
  1. Wash the Bell Peppers & cut them lengthwise into two halves each.
  2. Preheat oven at 350 F.
  3. In a small mixing bowl take the cheese & all the chopped veggies.Mix them well.
  4. Now blend in all the spices & mix again.
  5. Stuff each half of the bell pepper with 1tablespoon (approximately) of the above prepared cheese mixture.
  6. Arrange these on a baking tray & bake for 10 minutes.
  7. Serve them hot with with your favorite dipping.
 
 

Storage

Try to consume these in a day or two ( if you make a bigger batch ) as the cheese will lose its freshness after that. 

Nutrition 

Good source of Calcium, Phosphorous, Proteins and Vitamin B 12.

More about Paneer

  • Paneer is the Persian name for cheese.
  • It is a high protein food for vegetarians & a good substitute for meat in Indian cuisine.

2 Comments

  1. looks delicious.

  2. They look right out of a picture book ! great recipe Monika..

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