tuna stuffed red peppers

Tuna Stuffed Red Peppers

Last Updated on 13/10/2021 by richard

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En español: Pimientos Rellenos de Atun

tuna stuffed red peppers

Pimientos Rellenos de Atun (Tuna-Stuffed Red Peppers)

Diana Rattray
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Starter, Tapas
Cuisine Spanish
Servings 4
Calories 341 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • 4 red peppers
  • 1 tbsp onion finely chopped
  • 130 g breadcrumbs soft; divided
  • 1 egg slightly beaten
  • 150 ml milk
  • Salt to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp lemon juice fresh
  • 400 g tuna flaked
  • 2 tbsp butter melted
  • grated cheese cheddar, Swiss, or Parmesan cheese

Instructions
 

  • Gather the ingredients. Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F.
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  • Cut the bell peppers in half vertically and remove the stem, seeds, and white membrane.
  • Boil the pepper shells in salted water for 5 minutes. Drain well.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine the onion, ½ of the bread crumbs, beaten egg, milk, salt and pepper, lemon juice, and tuna.
  • Fill the pepper shells with the bread crumb mixture.
  • Mix the melted butter with the remaining 1/2 of the bread crumbs; sprinkle over stuffed peppers. Place in a shallow baking dish and bake for 15 minutes. If desired, top with shredded cheese 5 minutes before the peppers are finished baking.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 341kcalCarbohydrates: 33gProtein: 28gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 5gFiber: 4gSugar: 9g
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