Goat’s cheese, spinach and onion stuffed peppers

A really simple and tasty veggie recipe. The combination of spinach, caramelised red onion and goat's cheese is divine. Serve with a crisp green salad.
  • Serves
    1
  • Prep
    5 mins
  • Cook
    15 mins
  • Difficulty
    Easy
Ingredients
  • 100g of goat’s cheese
  • handful of finely chopped fresh herbs of choice
  • 1 small/medium red pepper, halved and deseeded
  • ½ red onion, finely chopped
  • 4 large handfuls of fresh spinach
  • 1 small clove of garlic, crushed
  • sea salt
  • black pepper
  • tablespoon of olive oil
  • a few toasted pine nuts – optional
Instructions
Heat the oven to 180 degrees.

Microwave the peppers for 2-3 mins on full, to soften slightly.

Combine the herbs and goat’s cheese.

Gently fry the onion and garlic, with salt and pepper, in the olive oil then add the spinach and wilt it.

Fill each pepper half with the spinach and onion mix and top with the herby goat’s cheese.

Bake for 10-15 mins on a roasting tray.

Sprinkle with a few toasted pine nuts, and serve with green salad.
Nutrition info
The spinach in this dish provides a great hit of vitamin K for blood clotting and wound healing, vitamin A for healthy immune system, skin and eyesight, and folate for healthy blood cells and development of healthy foetuses. The cheese provides calcium, protein and B vitamins, and the pepper contributes plenty of antioxidants and fibre.

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