Halloumi Stuffed Peppers, Bulgur, Chickpeas, and Olives

Halloumi Stuffed Peppers, Bulgur, Chickpeas, and Olives

Servings 5 servings
Calories 360kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 oz halloumi cheese
  • 1 cup bulgur dry
  • 1 can chickpea garbanzo
  • 20 kalamata olives pitted, halved
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • ¼ tsp kosher salt coarse
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 1 ½ tsp cumin ground
  • 1 sweet green pepper medium, raw
  • 2 yellow pepper
  • 1 red pepper medium
  • 1 cup mint
  • 5 oz nonfat plain greek yogurt
  • 2 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic
  • tsp kosher salt coarse
  • tsp black pepper

Instructions

  • Set oven to 400°F.
  • While the oven preheats, cook the bulgur according to package instructions.
  • In a large bowl, combine the cooked bulgur with the chickpeas, olives, spinach, halloumi, salt, pepper, and cumin.
  • To prepare the peppers for stuffing, slice off the stemmed top, then use a paring knife to remove the ribs and seeds from the interior.
  • Stuff the peppers with the bulgur mixture,
  • Set peppers in a baking dish lined with about an inch of water and bake for 1 hour.
  • While the peppers are cooking, add all sauce ingredients (mint, yogurt, olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, salt and pepper) to a blender or food processor and blend until smooth.
  • Top cooked peppers with a generous dollop of sauce before serving.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Halloumi Stuffed Peppers, Bulgur, Chickpeas, and Olives
Amount Per Serving (299 g)
Calories 360 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 4.5g28%
Cholesterol 25mg8%
Sodium 530mg23%
Potassium 573mg16%
Carbohydrates 45g15%
Fiber 12g50%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 17g34%
Calcium 192mg19%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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