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Couscous Stuffed Ancient Sweets (Red Peppers)

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“Ancient Sweets are long skinny RED peppers. If you can find them, it will be gorgeous. Use what you can find.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375F
  2. Slitpeppers vertically down the center, leaving the stem intact. Gently spread peppers open and carefully remove the seeds. Season the inside with salt.
  3. Stuffing:
  4. Combine broth, salt, oil, lemon juice, curry powder, garlic and cayenne pepper in a small saucepan. Bring to a quick boil over high heat. Stir in couscous.
  5. Immediately remove from the heat and quickly cover with a tight lid. Set for 15 minutes.
  6. After 15 minutes, exactly, remove the lid and fluff with a fork. Transfer the couscous to a large bowl. Add the remaining ingredients and toss to combine. Lightly pack the mixture into the peppers.
  7. Place the peppers on a silpat lined baking sheet (or spray with cooking spray) and bake for about 15-20 minutes or until the filling is hot and the peppers are tender.

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