Baked peppers with oaty nut stuffing recipe

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  • Vegetarian
Preparation Time15 mins
Cooking Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Cost RangeCheap

This stuffed pepper recipe is packed full of healthy ingredients like nuts, herbs and oats. A great way for your whole family to enjoy healthy eating


  • 4 red peppers
  • 1tbsp oil
  • 1 onion (200g), chopped
  • 75g mixed nuts, chopped
  • ½ x 25g pack basil, shredded
  • 100g oats




  1. Preheat the oven to 200ºC, gas mark 6.
  2. Cut the tops off each pepper to make lids and stand upright in a small roasting tin.
  3. Heat the oil in a frying pan and fry the onion for 4-5 mins until softened. Add the nuts, basil and oats and season well, cook for 2 mins.
  4. Spoon into the 4 peppers and place the lids on top. Bake for 30 mins until softened.
  5. Serve with a fresh green salad.
Top Tip for making Baked peppers with oaty nut stuffing

For a non vegetarian option, try adding some chopped cooked bacon to the stuffing.


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