Chicken and Mediterranian Couscous Stuffed Peppers

I’ve been craving stuffed peppers but I wanted to do something different with them. I just got some pearl couscous from the World Market and was dying to use it. This is by far my favorite couscous and my favorite thing to make with it is Mediterranean Couscous Salad. I already shared this recipe with you, so feel free to click on it and try it!
This is a healthy, delicious and easy! You can’t go wrong with this dish!

Ingredients:
2 tbs grape seed oil (for cooking)
4 large bell peppers
1 lb of ground chicken
1/2 cup chopped onion
3 cloves of garlic, minced

6 oz Large Pearl Couscous
1/2 cup chopped tomatoes
1/2 cup chopped bell peppers
2 tbs chopped fresh cilantro
1/4 cup chopped green onion
2/3 cup feta cheese

Directions:
Preheat the oven to 350.
1. 1. In a large skillet, heat up some oil
2. Add chopped onion. Cook until transparent. Add the minced garlic and cook until fragrant.

3. Add the ground chicken to the skillet. Cook until fully done.

4. While the chicken is cooking, cook the couscous according to the package. Place the couscous into a large mixing bowl.

5. Add the chicken to the couscous.

6. Add the chopped tomatoes, chopped bell peppers, chopped fresh cilantro, chopped green onion, feta cheese. Mix well.

7. Carefully cut off the tops of the bell peppers and clean out all the seeds.  Spoon mixture into the pepper, pack and over-stuff.

8.  Place the peppers standing up into a small casserole dish. Bake for 25-30 minutes.

Enjoy!!

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Lyuba

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Comments

  1. that looks soooo good! 

  2. This looks delicious, I love the pretty peppers and the couscous (something I don’t cook with very often).

    Hope you will stop by my weekly recipe linky and join in.  http://newlyweds-blog.com/

  3. YUM!!!
     Link to the French party on Monday? My readers would love it!XoFrenchy

  4. Is it okay if I invite myself over for dinner? These look amazing!

    I’d love it if you’d link up with me at Off the Hook!http://daisycottagedesigns.blogspot.com/2012/05/off-hook-2.html

  5. willcookforsmiles says:

     Its always ok!! I love to entertain!

  6. Hi Lyuba,
    This is a wonderful flavor combination and so colorful.   Hope you have a great holiday week end and thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  7. Looks great Lyuba.  I just picked up some of that pearl couscous myself for the first time.  I must give this a try. Thanks for sharing at our party.

  8. Debra Kapellakis says:

    mmmmm…

  9. ummmm, yes please! I love making stuffed pepper and now am dying to try the Couscous twist! Thanks for the inspiration. You will be featured at this weeks Tasty Tuesday party. http://www.nap-timecreations.com/

  10. WillCookForSmiles says:

     Oh, how exciting!!! Thank you so much!

  11. WillCookForSmiles says:

     Thank you, Miz Helen!

  12. This is a very nice chicken dish.  Would you be happy to link it in to my
    Chicken Edition of Food on Friday?  This
    is the  
     link
    .   I found you via It’s a Keeper’s Thursday link
    up.

  13. Lyuba,

    I am a huge fan of Couscous. I don’t know why we (as a country) do not eat more of this stuff than white rice. Its healthier for you. Real nice idea putting it in the middle of some bell peppers. I am going to have to try this.


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