January 29, 2014

Filled peppers - Crete style!

Since I am still longing for summer, I decided to make a dish that we had on Crete this summer: filled peppers with mint and raisins.

This is what you need:
  • Bell peppers
  • Rice
  • Yellow onion
  • Garlic
  • Lemon juice
  • Beans (cannellini beans would probably be best, but we had black beans at home)
  • Crushed tomatoes
  • Mint
  • Pine nuts
  • Raisins
 

Preheat the oven to 220 °C (425 °F). Chop onion, garlic and fry with pine nuts and beans. Add lemon juice, mint, a little bit of crushed tomatoes, and raisins.


Cut the tops of the bell peppers and fill them with the bean mix. Place them in the oven for about 20 minutes.

Enjoy!


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