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Stuffed Capsicums

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Stuffed Capsicums

If you fancy yourself a bit of an entertainer then treat your special guests with these easy-to-make and delicious Stuffed Capsicums perfectly cooked using our NN-CD58JS Microwave. This colorful and flavoursome recipe is the perfect addition for any dinner crowd.
Servings: 6


  • 3 Red capsicums
  • 3 Yellow capsicums
  • 1 Bunch of spring onions thinly sliced
  • 30 ml Olive oil
  • 50 g Pine nuts
  • 2 cloves Garlic crushed
  • 100 g Long grain rice
  • 300 ml Hot vegetable stock
  • 100 g Cherry tomatoes halved
  • 100 g Mozzarella diced
  • 100 g Gorgonzola or any blue cheese diced
  • 1 handful parsley finely shredded
  • 1 handful basil finely shredded


  • Slice the tops off the capsicums and put to one side. Remove the seeds and rinse out.
  • Place the spring onions, oil, garlic and pine nuts into in a casserole dish and stir together. Cook on 1000 W for 2 minutes
  • Add rice and hot stock. Cover and cook on 1000 W for 10 minutes.
  • Allow to cool slightly and then stir in the cherry tomatoes, mozzarella, gorgonzola, parsley and basil. Season well.
  • Spoon the stuffing into the capsicums and arrange them closely together in the rectangular dish.
  • Place on enamel tray and cook on Combination: Convection 220°C + 300 W for 10 minutes.
  • Place the tops back on the capsicums and cook on Combination: Grill 1 + 300 W for a further 8-10 minutes