Ricotta-Stuffed Bell Peppers

Recipe by ktmrider
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READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Cut bell peppers in half and remove seeds.
  • In a large skillet, bring 2 cups of water to a boil. Add bell peppers, reduce heat to low and simmer until just tender, about 5 minutes. Remove from pan, drain and set aside to cool.
  • In a medium bowl, combine ricotta cheese, eggs, olives, walnuts, parsley, basil, lemon zest and black pepper. Mix well with a fork.
  • Mound into pepper halves.
  • Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  • Place in an ovenproof baking dish and add water to 1/4 inch depth in dish to prevent burning.
  • Bake until heated through, about 20 to 30 minutes. Place under broiler briefly to brown.
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