Microwaved Capsicum Cups

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Microwave Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 4 - medium capsicums, firm
  • 1/2 cup - corn kernels
  • 1/4 cup - peas
  • 1/2 cup - cheese, grated
  • 1/2 tsp - garlic, crushed
  • 1 - green chilli crushed
  • 1 slice - day old bread
  • 1 tbsp - butter
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Microwaved Capsicum Cups

  • Choose capsicums which can stand erect on their base, for easier cooking.
  • Cut top like a small lid. Keep stalks intact. Run the bread in a dry mixie to form crumbs.
  • Put capsicums and tops in salty boiling water for 3-4 mins.
  • Drain, dot with butter and keep aside.
  • In a microwave proof large bowl, place the butter.
  • Melt in microwave for 10 seconds.
  • Remove, add the washed kernels, peas and sprinkle some water.
  • Cover with a loose lid or cling film (pierce for steam to pass).
  • Microwave on medium for 4 mins.
  • Remove. Add chilli, garlic, half the cheese, salt and bread crumbs.
  • Return to oven and cook on high for 2 mins.
  • Stuff the mixture into the capsicums.
  • Sprinkle cheese on stuffing and place lids back.
  • Microwave open for 2 minutes on high.
  • Let it stand covered for 3-4 mins.
  • Serve hot with dinner rolls and ketchup.