Bell Peppers with Couscous Filling

5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine European
Servings 4 people


  • 400 ml Vegetable broth
  • 180 g Couscous fine
  • 4 piece Peppers, orange and green
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 150 g Sheep milk cheese
  • Salt, pepper (freshly ground)
  • 2 tbsp Lemon juice
  • Parsley leaves
  • Cooking fat


  • Bring 1,250 ml vegetable stock to a boil. Stir in the couscous, remove from the heat and cover and leave to soak for about 10 minutes.
  • Halve the peppers, remove the core and partitions, wash and dry. Brush the inside and outside with olive oil.
  • Chop the sheep's cheese into small cubes. Fluff the couscous with a fork and place in a bowl. Add the sheep's cheese and season to taste with salt, pepper and lemon juice. Fill the peppers with it, place in an ovenproof, greased dish and pour in the rest of the broth.
  • Cook in the oven (middle rack, convection: 160 ° degrees) for 35-40 minutes. Garnish the stuffed peppers with parsley and serve.
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Written by John Myers

Professional Chef with 25 years of industry experience at the highest levels. Restaurant owner. Beverage Director with experience creating world-class nationally recognized cocktail programs. Food writer with a distinctive Chef-driven voice and point of view.

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