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    Mediterranean Lamb-And Couscous-Stuffed Bell Peppers

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    Barb Gertz's Note:

    Reto dishes-like stuffed peppers- might remind us of long hours in the Kitchen, But these can be on the table surprisingly fast.Over flowing with Lamb and couscous, they are light and satisfying at the same time. Recipe comes from Sunset Magazine

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Slice peppers in half lengthwise through the stems and remove seeds.
    2. 2
      Place halves, cut side down, in a 12-by-17-inch baking pan.
    3. 3
      Bake in a 450 degree, regular or convection oven until lightly browned and tender when pierced,13 to 18 minutes.
    4. 4
      Meanwhile, in a 10-to-12-inch frying pan over high heat, stir onions, garlic, thyme, mint and rosemary in olive oil until onions are limp and begining to brown, about 5 minutes.
    5. 5
      Add ground lamb and 3 tablespoons lemon juice.
    6. 6
      Stir until lamb is browned and crumbly, 2 to 3 minutes.
    7. 7
      Stir in broth, couscous, and remaining 2 tablespoons lemon juice.
    8. 8
      Bring to a boil, then cover and remove from heat; let stand until liquid is absorbed and couscous is tender to bite, 3to 4 minutes.
    9. 9
      Stir in parsley; add salt to taste.
    10. 10
      Turn pepper halves over; fill each with about 2/3 cup lamb mixture.
    11. 11
      Sprinkle feta cheese evenly over filling.
    12. 12
      Bake until cheese is slightly melted, 3 to 5 minutes.
    13. 13
      Transfer peppers to a platter.
    14. 14
      Serve.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 22, 2007

      55

      I found this recipe outstanding, but since I am not a big fan of couscous, I made it with brown rice. Just cook the rice in the chicken stock and used the package directions. To Die For!!!

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    • on January 15, 2007

      45

      This was very simple to make and absolutely delicious.

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    • on January 23, 2005

      55

      I made these with green peppers and did not alter the recipe. Very savory and highly recommended!

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    Nutritional Facts for Mediterranean Lamb-And Couscous-Stuffed Bell Peppers

    Serving Size: 1 (436 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 477.9
     
    Calories from Fat 156
    32%
    Total Fat 17.3 g
    26%
    Saturated Fat 7.3 g
    36%
    Cholesterol 47.7 mg
    15%
    Sodium 449.3 mg
    18%
    Total Carbohydrate 59.2 g
    19%
    Dietary Fiber 6.6 g
    26%
    Sugars 8.7 g
    35%
    Protein 21.7 g
    43%

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