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Name: Savory stuffed peppers

Yield: 4

Categories digest, mar95



 666666666667 c
 Split peas
 4 medium
 Green peppers
 2 1/4 c
 2 medium
 Tomatoes, seeded and
 To 3 cloves garlic, minced
 1/2 tsp
 Ground cumin
 1/2 tsp
 Dried oregano
 1/2 medium
 Onion, chopped
 1/2 c
 1 package
 Vegetable broth
 1 c
 Sliced mushrooms
 1 Tbs
 Olive oil
 1 Tbs
 Balsamic vinegar


Remove tops and seeds from green peppers. Stand pepper cups upright
in an 8" microwave-safe baking dish.
Wash and pick over peas. Place in a medium saucepan with 1-1/4 cups
of the water and the vegetable broth. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 30 minutes.

Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, saute onion, mushrooms and garlic in olive oil until onions are tender, 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in peas along with seasonings. Set aside.

In a small saucepan, bring the remaining 1 cup water to a boil, add couscous and remove from heat. Cover; let stand for 5 minutes. Stir into pea- vegetable mixture along with half of the tomatoes. Stuff peppers with mixture. Cover and microwave on high for 5 minutes. Top with remaining tomatoes.

Makes 4 servings.

From: USA Dry Pea and Lentil Council, printed in the Kokomo Tribune, March 13, 1995

GENIE Food & Wine RT [*], Fri Mar 24, 1995, Posted by M.CARMAIN1 [Melinda]

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