Stuffed capsicum – fancy but easy baking recipe (cook to impress)

Tired of eating the same food everyday in lockdown? Want to try something new but don’t want to put a lot of effort? Try these stuffed baked capsicum. They are special and yet easy.

Added benefit: impress mom in 30 mins with this desi food recipe with a twist

Ingredients

  1. Capsicum/bell pepper (use all colors – green, yellow, red)
  2. Potatoes
  3. Cheese (preferred: cheddar)
  4. Eggs (skip if you are vegetarian)
  5. Olive oil, salt, pepper, other spices
  6. Optional:
    • Sauce/salsa/ketchup/chutney
    • Oregano for garnish

Preparation

  1. Pre-heat oven at 175-180°C  for 15-20 mins while preparing the stuffing and capsicum shells
  2. Stuffing:
    1. Boiled & mashed potatoes – add salt, pepper, spices as per your taste
    2. Grated/ sliced cheese
    3. Whipped eggs
  3. Capsicum/bell pepper shells:
    1. Cut capsicum in 2 halves (vertically)
    2. Remove the seeds

Stuffing the capsicum/bell pepper

  1. Base of shell: add a drop of oilve oil, salsa sauce/ketchup, and cheese
  2. Stuff with mashed potatoes mixture
  3. Add more cheese and sauce
  4. Pour the whipped eggs
  5. Add more cheese

Baking the stuffed capsicum/bell pepper (oven/pan)

  1. Oven:
    1. Place all the stuffed capsicum on the pre-heated tray
    2. Bake at 175-180°C  for 20-25 mins in oven
  2. Pan:
    1. Slightly grease a non-stick pan
    2. Place all the stuffed capsicum on the pan
    3. Simmer and close the lid for 25-30 min

Tips

  1. Garnish with oregano/olive oil
  2. Add peas with potatoes mixture
  3. Eat them as-is or serve with bread for a complete meal
  4. You can also make it without eggs

P.S. I had received a lot of queries for details of this recipe. Hence, sharing for greater good. Follow me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/foodinza/ for daily quarantine food fixes. Do share your tips & tricks. Comment for any questions. Do share your experiences if you try this recipe.

2 Comments Add yours

  1. These look soooo good! I wish I could eat eggs and cheese because I think that’s what my stuffed peppers are missing.

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  2. deventuretime says:

    this looks so good!

    Devin x | deventuretime | https://deventuretime.com/

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