Stuffed Bell Peppers With Goat Cheese
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A simple Greek appetizer (meze) of stuffed bell peppers with goat cheese.
Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: Greek
Serves: 4
  • 4 bell peppers (red and yellow)
  • 11 ounces (312g) goat cheese
  • 1 tablespoon parsley
  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • 1 lemon rind
  • 2-3 garlic cloves
  • ⅛ teaspoon dill
  • ⅛ teaspoon paprika
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons pine nuts
  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. Cut peppers in half, remove seeds, and wash.
  3. Brush outsides of each pepper with olive oil and place on baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  4. In a mixing bowl, combine: goat cheese, parsley, lemon juice, lemon rind, garlic, dill, paprika, salt and pepper, mix well.
  5. Place a spoonful of the cheese mixture in each pepper.
  6. Top with pine nuts and drizzle with olive oil.
  7. Repeat until all peppers are used.
  8. Place in oven for 30 minutes or until peppers are tender.
  9. Remove once done and serve hot.
Goat cheese is the star in this dish, add more or less to each bell pepper according to your preference.
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