Bell Pepper with Feta Parcels

Bell Pepper with Feta Parcels

Image courtesy of Serge Bertasius Photography via FreeDigitalPhotos.netEnjoy this bell pepper (capsicum) stuffed with feta cheese and vegetables as an appetizer or lunch. It is a great source of all vitamins except vitamin D. For a protein option you could add ground chicken or tofu to the mixture.Check the nutrition facts panel (on the right) for detailed nutrition information, the daily value numbers in red indicates that the recipe has high amount of nutrient that you need to be cautious of (fat, sodium or cholesterol), and the green indicates that this recipe has a healthy amount of the ingredients you need. Use the table to keep track of your daily intake of calories, nutrients and vitamins and ensure you check the serving size on the panel to compare. This recipe contains 2 food groups – vegetables (2.5 serving) and dairy (1 serving).

Ingredients

1 medium      Red onion, sliced

4 medium      Baby zucchini, halved and slicedPepper and feta parcels

16 small        Cherry tomatoes, or 2 medium Tomatoes

16 small        Black olives

200g             Feta cheese

2 Tbsp          Basil, chopped

1 Tbsp          Olive oil

4 medium     Red bell peppers, halved

1 tsp            Black pepper

1 tsp            Cumin powder

Servings: 4

 

Directions

  1. Mix the onion, zucchini, cherry tomatoes and black olives
  2. Crumble over the feta and add the basil
  3. Add olive oil and season with black pepper or cumin seed powder (any spices as desired)
  4. Divide the mixture between the pepper halves and wrap each in aluminum foil
  5. Arrange on a baking tray and grill or bake at 350°F (180°C) for 30 minutes, or until vegetables are tender.

 

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