Stuffed Pointed Peppers with Pasta

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Some years back we had enjoyed a dinner, made by one of my sister in-laws, of large shell pasta stuffed with ricotta cheese. It was a very enjoyable experience that I have recreated when ever I can get a hold of the large pasta shells.  I felt that the same filling would work well with the sweet pointed pepper, as the flavours would compliment each other and they did. Just to make it into a meal we ate it with some pasta with sun dried tomatoes & basil pesto, for a very heavy filling meal.  Although it could have also been served with some salad for a lighter option. Unlike the other recipe of pointed peppers, this is a more Italian style as opposed to Mediterranean.

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Stuffed Pointed Sweet Peppers

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Sometimes food pictures can be quite enticing and that is what made me try these sweet peppers. Seeing them in magazines and TV programmes made me want to try them. So I made a simple mix of cous cous, feta cheese and olives and this makes a good basic filling. It is very versatile dish and you can add other ingredients to it to make it your own. You can also try various other fillings like, spiced mash potatoes, herbed rice, other roasted vegetables mixed with orzo (rice shaped pasta). This is a healthy vegetarian option to have as a light lunch or a side dish.

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