Stuffed Peppers


Sometimes one just doesn't have time or the craving for really heavy meals. When this day came for me I knew I had to make something filling for Bart yet quick and really simple for me. I would call this a complete win win, don't you think? So I grabbed me some peppers, pulled out a can of tuna and went for it.






Ingredients:

  • Peppers (this would depend on how many people you cooking for, two was more than enough for us)
  • tuna
  • tomatoes
  • salt and pepper for seasoning
  • a drizzle of olive oil
  • mayonnaise or if you craving a healthy alternative add low fat greek yogurt
  • 1 onion  
  • lemon juice/ 1 lemon 
Method:
  • Preheat your oven to about 300 
  • Snip off the top of the peppers and remove the seeds and inside section( the white stuff)
  • drizzle with some olive oil, place in a oven proof dish and pop that baby in for 20 minutes or until you see it softening up a bit.
  • While you waiting start on the filling this you can do in advance and just place it in the fridge till you get home from work *wink wink*
  • Saute the onions 
  • Then place the onions, tuna, mayo, chopped tomatoes into a bowl and give it a good mix, squeeze over some lemon juice and add salt and pepper. 
  • Once the peppers are soft add the filling to the peppers (use caution when touching the peppers they will be HOT) place them back in the oven for an additional 20 minutes.
  • Remove and serve either by itself or with some dinner rolls or pasta or rice
Serving suggestion:

26 comments

  1. Oh yummy, this looks so fresh, healthy and delicious and a perfect quick to make meal! You are so kind to visit, hope your week in going wonderfully.

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  2. That looks delicious. Quick and easy great for the lazy days.

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  3. Oooh I'm so full but this just made me hungry again! hehe
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  4. This is a great recipe. I noted it and will try soon!

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  5. Mmmm that looks delicious! And I'm reading this at 7am when dinner isn't on my brain so you know it's good!

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  6. delicious!
    xx
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  7. I love stuffed peppers! Too bad I already made preparations for tonight's dinner. Otherwise I would have changed my game plan and made stuffed peppers :-)

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  8. Stuffed bell peppers are one of my favorite dinners! I've never seen a recipe quite like this one though, so I'm dying to try it!

    ~Jacy

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  9. So delicious! i made some the other night and they were amazing, a light dinner.

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  10. I can't wait to try this!! thanks babe :)

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  11. Great idea. I'd absolutely love this. It looks so pretty and I much prefer light meals all the time.

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  12. I guess you had a great meal with this!

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  13. Mmmm so yummy!

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  14. Ohh, this looks so good! I have to try it!

    -Ashley
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  15. I love me some peppers and I love me some tuna. Great idea to put them together! This looks yummy!

    - Kaitlyn

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  16. This looks so tasty! Thanks for sharing this recipe:)
    xxx
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  17. these look amazing, meghan!

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  18. This looks a deliciously light dish and I have never thought about stuffing pappers with tuna. I usually use a mincemeat and rice mixture. Thanks for the recipe!
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  19. Such a yummy entry! You inspire me to cook!
    Kisses from Miami,
    Borka
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  20. Great idea! I know a similar recipe but with dark meat...defintiely a great alternative!!

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  21. Oh gosh, this sounds and looks so delicious! I absolutely LOVE peppers!!
    xo TJ

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  22. YUM!

    I am going to try that! Thanks for the great food idea!

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  23. yum!!

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