stuffed_peppers

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of cooked brown rice
  • 2 large peppers
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 4 medium tomatoes
  • 1 tomato seeded and pureed
  • 1tbsp chopped basil leaves
  • 1tbsp fresh parsley
  • 1tsp water
  • 1 tuna steak, cut into bite size pieces

Method

Cut peppers in half lengthways, remove centres.  Put water, onion and garlic in a saucepan.  Cook until onion is soft.  Add tomatoes, tomato puree and basil and the other mixed herbs.  Boil together reduce and simmer uncovered for approx. 10 minutes until sauce thickens.  Remove from heat and stir in tuna pieces and rice.  Divide mixture into 4 pepper quarters.  Place in the oven on a baking tray.  Bake on a medium heat for approx 15 minutes.  Then set to grill and grill on high for 5 minutes