Vegetarian Stuffed Red Peppers With Pesto & Ricotta Cheese

Juices and sweetness from the peppers along with the spiced ricotta makes it a must try for appetizer

Archana Doshi
Vegetarian Stuffed Red Peppers With Pesto & Ricotta Cheese
87 ratings.

The Vegetarian Grilled Stuffed Peppers also known as Stuffed Capsicum in India, is an easy and delicious recipe that is filled with ricotta cheese and olives, flavored with pesto will make you look elegant at your party. The juices and sweetness from the peppers along with the spiced ricotta makes it a must try in every kitchen and a must serve for every holiday party. Serve Vegetarian Stuffed Red Peppers With Pesto & Ricotta Cheese along with Grilled Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe With Onion Parmesan & Herbs and Mixed Vegetable Dry Manchurian Recipe.

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Cuisine: Continental
Course: Appetizer
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

20 M

Cooks in

25 M

Total in

45 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 4 Red Bell pepper (Capsicum) , halved from the stem (makes 8 pieces)
  • 1/2 cup Ricotta Cheese
  • 1/2 cup Black olives , pitted, & chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Homemade Basil Pesto , (basil or sundried tomatoes pesto)
  • Salt , to taste
  • Cayenne Pepper , to taste

How to make Vegetarian Stuffed Red Peppers With Pesto & Ricotta Cheese

  1. To make the Vegetarian Stuffed Red Peppers Recipe, preheat the oven to 200 C.

  2. In a large bowl combine the ricotta cheese, olive, pesto, salt and cayenne pepper. Check the salt and spice levels and adjust to suit your taste.Coat the baking sheet / tray with about 1 tablespoon olive oil. Spoon the above filling lengthwise into the center of the pepper.

  3. Coat the baking sheet / tray with about 1 tablespoon olive oil. Spoon the above filling lengthwise into the center of the red bell pepper.

  4. Gently get the edges together and prick two toothpicks to hold the edges. Arrange the stuffed red bell peppers on the baking sheet with the open side up. 

  5. Bake until the peppers skin wrinkles and gets slight golden brown edges. Serve them on a white platter, hot or cold, it tastes delicious either ways.

  6. Bake until the skin of the stuffed bell peppers wrinkles and gets slight golden brown edges. Once done, remove from the oven.Serve them on a white platter, hot or cold, it tastes delicious either ways.

  7. Place Vegetarian Stuffed Red Peppers with Pesto & Ricotta Cheese on a platter and serve them as an appetizer for holiday parties with appetizers like Grilled Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe With Onion Parmesan & Herbs and Mixed Vegetable Dry Manchurian Recipe.

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