Stuffed Piquillo Peppers

Preparation info
  • Serves


    as a side dish
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Food for Friends

By Levi Roots

Published 2010

  • About

I like the long, tapered, sweet piquillo peppers that are now quite widely available. However, if you can’t find any, use ordinary red peppers. Here, I’ve dubbed them up with some Caribbean flavourings and topped them with melting mozzarella cheese.


  • 4 piquillo peppers
  • 90 g ( oz) couscous
  • 3


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/gas mark 4. Trim the peppers by cutting out the green stalk and scraping out the seeds through the stalk hole. Rinse the insides with water. Place the peppers on a baking sheet and