Mediterranean Stuffed Peppers

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Main Dishes
Serving size: 1 each
Recipe category: Main Dishes
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Difficulty: Easy
Calories: 475 (24% DV)
Fat: 29g (44% DV)
Carbohydrates: 20g (7% DV)
Protein: 40g (80% DV)
Ingredients:  Makes 4 servings (4 each)
1-1/4  lb.
3/4  cup
1/2  cup
2  tablespoons
1  teaspoon
1  teaspoon
1  teaspoon
1  teaspoon
1  teaspoon
1/8  cup
1/4  cup
2  tablespoons

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Preheat oven to 375F.
Heat oil in pan over medium high heat. Add onions and sautee until translucent. Add ground beef, break up with spoon and brown. Mix in herbs, spices and tomato paste. Sautee until beef is cook through. Set aside.
Cook couscous according to directions on packet. This should take abut 10 minutes total.
Toast pine nuts in ungreased pan over medium heat for 3 to 5 minutes. Stir frequently and watch carefully to avoid charring them. They should be lightly browned.
Chop kalamata olives, and parsley.
In a large bowl, mix meat, couscous, pine nuts, olives and parsley.
Cut peppers vertically. Lay halves on their side in greased baking pan. Stuff with stuffing mixture and cover with foil. Bake 30 minutes. Remove foil and bake and additional 15 minutes. Check doneness with a knife, peppers should be softened but still have a little crunch. Baking times vary by oven, if need be, bake an additional few minutes.
After removing from oven, sprinkle crumbled feta cheese over peppers...
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