• 3 bell peppers (capsicum), different colors
  • 150g ricotta cheese
  • 150g cherry tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 lemon (rind)
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/2 cup basil leaves

Would you like to make some Stuffed Bell Peppers? If so, you are at the right place.

They are delicious, plus it’s a low calorie dish that will surely impress any last minute guests.
With max 35mins to prepare – let’s get started:

1) Pre-heat the oven to 350 F (180 C)

2) Cut the bell peppers in half, remove seeds (with a spoon) and place on a slighty oiled baking tray.

3) Combine ricotta, cherry tomatoes, red onion, lemon rind, garlic and half the basil leaves in a dish, mix well.

4) Use the above mixture to fill the bell peppers. Don’t be afraid to go over the edge, put some more ricotta & oil on top.

5) Place bell peppers in the oven and bake for around 25 minutes or until brown. Decorate with remaining basil leaves.

There you have it! A perfect dish to serve to guests, loved ones or yourself, if you want something quick and different!

Our hint: We loved these bell peppers while they were warm – but they taste even better when cold! So do not worry – it’s a great dish server warm or cool.