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Stuffed Tomatoes & Green Peppers

by Nuvo Olive OIl

Stuffed Tomatoes & Green Peppers

Recipe Inspired by Geniuskitchen

PREP TIME                                     COOK TIME

10 minutes                                         2 hours 45 minutes

TOTAL TIME

3 hours

SERVINGS: 8 - 10

INGREDIENTS

5 tomatoes, medium and ripe
5 green peppers, medium size
3⁄4th cup Nuvo Early Harvest Olive Oil or the B.S.G + 1/2 cup extra
13 tbsp uncooked rice
1 1/2 cups onion, chopped
1 tbsp tomato paste
3 garlic cloves, minced
1⁄4 cup fresh spearmint, minced
1⁄2 cup parsley, minced
1⁄2 cup pine nuts or slivered almonds
1⁄2 cup cheese (parmesan), cubed
1⁄2 cup sultana raisin
1 1⁄2 cups water
Salt and pepper as per taste

INSTRUCTIONS

Wash tomatoes and peppers and cut off tops and carefully empty the inside.
Remove the seeds and membrane of peppers.
Retain the caps and chunks scooped out from inside of tomatoes.
Take a large baking pan and put tomatoes and peppers in the pan.
Give each veg a tiny dash of sugar with the tips of your fingertips.
In a pot, heat 3/4th cup olive oil over medium heat.
Now sauté onions until translucent. Add garlic and fry until raw smell goes away.
Then add pine nuts and cook for 1 minute.
Add rice, sultanas, tomato chunks, mint, parsley, cheese, salt, and pepper according to the taste.
Make sure rice does not stick to the pan. (keep stirring in between).
Remove from heat.
Stuff the vegetables evenly with this mixture.
Cover the tops of tomatoes and peppers.
Take 1 cup of water, olive oil, and tomato paste and combine these ingredients. Sprinkle salt and pepper and pour this around the veg.
Bake in a preheated 375F oven (180C) for approx. 1 hour  30-45 minutes (vegetables should pierce easily)
Turn off oven and leave in for another hour.
Serve and enjoy.




Nuvo Olive OIl
Nuvo Olive OIl

Author

Two brothers, Josh and Nate, fought hard to keep their 125-year-old and family owned olive orchard. After succeeding, they worked relentlessly to learn the business as well as being great stewards of Mother Earth by taking great care of their trees. This paid off, as the olives are giving back and each bottle the brothers produced has won an international award. The latest is a GOLD AWARD at the 2018 NYIOOC (largest olive oil competition in the world) for their Early Harvest Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Both brothers are highly committed to bringing you the very best, all 100% natural olive oils from farm to your table - all made right here in the USA.



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