Greek Stuffed Peppers

Greek Stuffed Peppers
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The flavors of the Mediterranean combine for a simple weeknight meal.
20 min
Prep Time
45 min
Total Time
8 servings

Ingredients

4 medium
red, orange or yellow bell peppers, split in half vertically, seeds removed, stems intact
1/4 teaspoon
salt
1/4 teaspoon
pepper
8 (3/4-ounce) slices
Land O Lakes® 4 Cheese Italian Blend
8 ounces
mild bulk Italian sausage
5 ounces
uncooked couscous
1/4 cup
kalamata olives, chopped
1/4 cup
Italian dressing
2 tablespoons
chopped fresh parsley
1 teaspoon
lemon juice
1 medium (1/2 cup)
tomato, chopped

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Place peppers onto rimmed baking sheet, cut-sides up. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake, turning once, 20 minutes or until just beginning to soften. Remove from oven; place 2 slices cheese over each pepper half. Bake 2-3 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  3. Cook sausage in 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat until browned; drain. Set aside.
  4. Cook couscous according to package directions. Place into bowl; add cooked sausage, olives, dressing, parsley and lemon juice; mix well. Fill each pepper with about 1/2 cup sausage mixture; sprinkle with tomatoes.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
290
Cholesterol
40mg
Carbohydrates
21g
Protein
11g
Fat
18g
Sodium
680mg
Dietary Fiber
2g

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