Savoury Stuffed Capsicum
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Serves: 6
  • 500 grams beef mince
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2cm knob ginger, grated
  • 2 zucchini, grated
  • 1 tin of tomato
  • 2 tablespoons of tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon on coconut aminos
  • 1 teaspoon of ground chilli powder
  • 1 handful of fresh basil
  • Salt to season
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 capsicum
  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees celsius.
  2. Cut the capsicum length wise keeping the stalk, clean out the centre by removing all the seeds.
  3. Place on a baking tray lined with baking paper and put in the oven for 15 minutes to roast.
  4. To make the mince filling, place the diced onion, garlic and ginger in a hot pan along with olive oil and saute for a few minutes.
  5. Add the mince and brown for 5 minutes.
  6. Once the mince is brown add the grated zucchini, tomato, tomato paste and coconut aminos, stir through.
  7. Add the chilli, basil and salt to season and simmer for 20 minutes stirring every few minutes.
  8. Spoon the cooked mince into the capsicum cases and place them back in the oven.
  9. Bake for a further 15 minutes or until the capsicums look nicely roasted. Serve and enjoy.
Recipe by Real Food Pledge at