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Macaroni stuffed bell peppers

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For the stuffing

  • Place a frying pan over high heat and add the olive oil.
  • Finely chop the onion and add it to the pan.
  • Cut the bacon into cubes, finely chop the mushrooms, the garlic, and add them to the pan. Add salt, pepper, and sauté for 3-4 minutes until golden.
  • Add the canned tomatoes and boil over medium heat for 2-3 minutes.
  • At the same time, in a pot with salted boiling water, add the macaroni pasta and boil it for 2 minutes less than the packet’s instructions.
  • Drain and transfer to the pan with the rest of the ingredients.
  • Remove from the heat and add the cheeses, the finely chopped basil, and mix. Set aside.

To assemble

  • Preheat the oven to 180ο C (350ο F) set to fan.
  • Cut the top part of the bell peppers, remove their seeds, and put them in a 28x36 cm baking pan. 
  • Divide the stuffing among them, spread the cheeses, and cover with their top parts.
  • In a bowl add the olive oil, the water, the sugar, salt, pepper, the tomato paste, and mix.
  • Transfer to the baking pan and bake for 30-40 minutes.
  • Remove and serve.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
16 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
27 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
33 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
9 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
12 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
24 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
22 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
16 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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