Baked Peppers with Ricotta and Basil

Recipe by yooper
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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Singe the peppers quickly over a gas flame, grill or under the broiler.
  • The peppers should char all over, but do not cook them so long that they turn limp.
  • Remove them from heat and cool them in a plastic bag, then slide off the charred skins.
  • Cut the peppers in half lengthwise, remove the stems, ribs and seeds.
  • Drizz;le the halves with olive oil.
  • Preheat the oven to 350.
  • In a medium bowl, mix the ricotta, basil, green onions, parsley, salt and pepper.
  • Beat in the eggs.
  • Fill the pepper halves with the ricotta mixture and place them in a baking dish.
  • Bake for 30 minutes.
  • Serve with additional basil leaves for garnish, if desired.
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