Couscous Stuffed Peppers Recipe
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Ingredients1 tbsp. olive oil
• 1 medium onion
• 2 garlic cloves
• 12 oz. fresh chicken or turkey sausage, removed from casing (I didn’t have this so I substituted it with chorizo)
• 1 can diced tomatoes
• ¾ cup couscous
• 4 red bell peppers
• ½ c. shredded Monterey Jack cheese (I used Parmesan and mozzarella cheese)
How to make Couscous Stuffed Peppers
Preheat oven to 400˚F. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion, garlic, ½ tsp. salt and 1/8 tsp. pepper; cook until softened, about 3 minutes.
Add sausage to skillet. Cook until browned, about 4 minutes. Add tomatoes and 1 cup water; cook until sauce is slightly thickened, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat, and stir in couscous.
Fill pepper halves wit couscous mixture. Pour ½ cup water into a large baking dish; arrange stuffed peppers in dish. Cover with foil and bake until peppers are tender, 35-40 minutes. Remove foil and sprinkle with cheese. Return to oven and bake uncovered, 10 minutes.