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Stuffed pointed peppers with red rice and bacon

Stuffed pointed peppers with red rice and bacon is a lovely side dish. You can also use standard rice if you like. Mmm crispy bacon!

Stuffed pointed peppers with red rice and bacon
40 minutes 2 people Side dishes
Stuffed pointed peppers with red rice and bacon

Ingredients

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  • 2 pointed peppers
  • 50 gram red rice
  • 3 tablespoons sweet corn
  • 1/2 red onion
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 75 gram bacon lardons
  • handful of grated cheese
  • small handful of pine nuts
Stuffed pointed peppers with red rice and bacon ingredients
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Kitchen equipment needed

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  • cutting board & chef's knife
  • small pan
  • medium-sized skillet
  • small skillet
  • oven
  • baking tray lined with parchment paper

Preparation

40 minutes 2 people Side dishes

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Preparation -- 20 minutes

COOK the rice according to the package, mostly red rice has to cook a little longer than standard white rice.

Meanwhile PEEL and finely chop the garlic and red onion. PRE-HEAT the oven to 200 degrees Celsius or 390 degrees Fahrenheit.

SLICE the peppers into half and remove the seeds, but keep the stem attached. 

Stuffed pointed peppers with red rice and bacon
Stuffed pointed peppers with red rice and bacon

Finishing the stuffed pointed peppers with red rice and bacon -- 20 minutes

DRAIN the rice and also drain the corn from the can. HEAT the skillet and cook the bacon until they're crispy. ADD the onion and garlic and after about a minute also add the rice and corn.

SEASON the filling with pepper and salt. ROAST the pine nuts shortly in a dry skillet, immediately season with fine salt.

DRIZZLE the peppers with olive oil, pepper and salt and place them cut side down on the baking tray. ROAST them in the oven for about 5 minutes.

FILL the pre-roasted peppers with the rice filling and top it off with grated cheese. ROAST them in the oven for another 10 minutes, or until the cheese has beautifully melted.

FINISH the peppers with roasted pine nuts and enjoy!


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