Roasted Stuffed Peppers - Exact Heat Toaster Oven

Cuisinart original


Makes 4 servings


5medium-large red bell peppers, divided 1small eggplant, peeled and cut into ½" dice 1cup grape tomatoes 4cloves garlic 1teaspoon fine sea salt, or table salt ½teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2cups couscous, cooked 1½teaspoons dried basil 2tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 1½cups crumbled feta, divided

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per serving: Calories 432 (52% from fat) • carb. 36g • pro. 17g • fat 25g • sat. fat 14g • chol. 76mg • sod. 1548mg • calc. 459mg • fiber 5g


Line the Cuisinart® Exact Heat™ Toaster Oven Broiler baking pan with foil. Cut one of the peppers into 1-inch strips. Toss pepper strips, eggplant, tomatoes, and garlic in a mixing bowl with salt, pepper, and olive oil. Arrange vegetables in one layer in the prepared baking pan. Place in oven on a rack in position A and turn on the Broil function to roast vegetables for about 40 minutes, tossing a few times, or until vegetables are soft and the skin on the peppers begins to peel off. Remove from oven and reserve in a medium sized bowl. While the vegetables are roasting, cut the tops off of the remaining peppers, and clean out the seeds. Trim the bottom of the peppers if necessary, so that each one stands evenly on a plate. Place peppers lying down in the baking pan. Once roasted egetables are finished, broil peppers in toaster oven for about 10 to 15 minutes, until slightly blackened but not too soft. While the peppers are roasting, toss the reserved vegetables with the basil, parsley, couscous, and 1 cup of feta. Remove peppers from oven and evenly divide the couscous/vegetable mixture among the peppers. Top each stuffed pepper with 2 tablespoons of feta. Return to oven and broil for 10 minutes, or until feta has browned slightly. Serve immediately.

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