Serves six, cook at 200C or Gas Mark 6
Ingredients for Peppers stuffed with Chickpeas and Onions in a Tomato sauce:
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 2 onions chopped
- garlic to taste
- 1 ½ tsp sage
- 2 cans chickpeas
- 6 red peppers
- 2 cans chopped tomatoes
- 1 tsp mixes herbs
Method for Peppers stuffed with Chickpeas and Onions in a Tomato sauce:
- Heat oil and add onions and garlic, cover and cook on low heat for 30 minutes until brown.
- Put 2/3 onion in bowl , add chickpeas and sage, stuff into peppers. Mix rest of onions with tomatoes and herbs. Pour round peppers.
- Bake for 1 hour basting frequently.
- Serve with crusty bread.
A healthy, balanced vegetarian – vegan even – meal but don’t let that put you off! It’s delicious.
You can, of course, use your own tomatoes and peppers in the recipe. Instead of canned chickpeas, consider buying a bag of dried and re-hydrating them. Far more economical, especially if you have an Asian supermarket near or good wholefood shop selling at low prices.
If you cost the Peppers stuffed with Chickpeas and Onions in a Tomato sauce Recipe and allow for some good quality bread – or better still bake it yourself – this recipe is an extremely economical way of feeding 6 people a meal that doesn’t feel ‘cheap’