Mediterranean Lamb-And Couscous-Stuffed Bell Peppers

Recipe by Barb G.
READY IN: 50mins




  • Slice peppers in half lengthwise through the stems and remove seeds.
  • Place halves, cut side down, in a 12-by-17-inch baking pan.
  • Bake in a 450 degree, regular or convection oven until lightly browned and tender when pierced,13 to 18 minutes.
  • 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.
  • Add ground lamb and 3 tablespoons lemon juice.
  • Stir until lamb is browned and crumbly, 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Stir in broth, couscous, and remaining 2 tablespoons lemon juice.
  • 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.
  • Stir in parsley; add salt to taste.
  • Turn pepper halves over; fill each with about 2/3 cup lamb mixture.
  • Sprinkle feta cheese evenly over filling.
  • Bake until cheese is slightly melted, 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Transfer peppers to a platter.
  • Serve.