Stuffed Peppers with Camargue Rice and Apricots

by Edward Daniel
Caption of Stuffed Peppers with Camargue Rice and Apricots. Image by Edward Daniel (c).

Stuffed Peppers with Camargue Rice and Apricots is another one of my more traditional recipes. Something I used to make during my early twenties. What I love about these Stuffed Peppers with Camargue Rice and Apricots is the sweet taste the various ingredients and the punchiness of the stuffing.

Caption of Stuffed Peppers with Camargue Rice and Apricots. Image by Edward Daniel (c).
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Serves: 4 Prep Time: Cooking Time:
Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
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Ingredients

  • 4 medium peppers
  • Oil for glazing
  • 250g Camargue rice
  • 1 shallot, chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1tbs balsamic vinegar
  • 1tbs apple cider vinegar
  • 2tbs olive oil
  • 2 apricots
  • Season to taste
  • Garnishing
  • 50g pumpkin seeds
  • 2 tbs olive oil

Instructions

  1. Cook the rice in water until softened. Set to one side in its water.
  2. Pre-heat the oven to gas mark 180 degrees Celsius or if you have a fan oven 160 degrees Celsius.
  3. Cut the peppers in half removing the pith and seeds. Glaze the back of the peppers with oil. Set to one side.
  4. Place the rice in a large mixing bowl with the shallot, garlic, vinegars, oil. Chop the apricots and toss into the bowl.  Season to taste this stuffing.
  5. Use a spoon to spoon in the stuffing into the pepper cavities.
  6. Lay the peppers into a baking dish. In a separate baking dish cover the pumpkin seeds with oil.
  7. Bake the peppers and pumpkin seeds for 20 minutes.
  8. Serve by garnishing the peppers with the pumpkin seeds.

Notes

By Edward Daniel, Vegan Chef and Former Chair of The Vegan Society. Contributor to Vegan Life Magazine, Plant Based Magazine, Vegan Food and Living Magazine and OK! Magazine. Speaker and cooking demonstrator at Vegan Life Life Festival London, Mind Body and Spirit Festival London, Veganes Sommerfest Berlin, and Bali Vegan Festival. Author of "Essence: The Beginner's Guide to Veganism".

 

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