Mince Stuffed Peppers

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Submitted: February 11, 2014
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Preparation Time: 15-20 mins
Cooking Time: 25-30 mins
Servings: | 100 kcal

Capsicum filled with ground meat and cheese and then baked to enhance its flavors. Serve mince stuffed peppers as a main course,  it will be savored by all.

Required ingredients

  • 500 grams minced meat - you can use beef, lamb or mutton mince
  • 6-8 small bell peppers or capsicum
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 large tomato
  • 1 tbsp green chilli paste
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 3-4 flakes of garlic - finely chopped
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper powder
  • 1 tsp meat masala
  • Juice of half a lime
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese or any processed cheese - grated
  • Salt as per taste
  • 3 tbsp oil

Directions & How to

  • Preheat the oven to 220' C.
  • Heat oil in a thick bottomed pan. Add chopped garlic and cumin seeds, fry till it splutters. Add chopped onions and fry till it browns.
  • Add minced meat, stir well , break any lumps if formed. Add chopped tomatoes, ginger garlic paste, green chilli paste, salt and all spices and cook it covered on a slow flame for around 10 minutes.
  • When it cools, check the seasoning once, mix into it lemon juice, coriander leaves and grated cheese.
  • Wash the peppers and cut the top of each pepper. Remove the seeds and membrane to make hollows. Arrange peppers in a baking dish with the hollowed sides facing upward. (Slice the bottoms of the peppers if necessary so that they will stand upright.)
  • Stuff the peppers with cooked mince. Grate generous amount of cheese over it and bake it in a preheated oven at 220'C for 10-15 minutes.

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