6 peppers, any colours
125ml water
30 - 45ml olive oil
pinch of alt
125ml couscous
15g butter
100g spicy sausages, diced
1 small onion, finely chopped
100g button mushrooms, finely chopped
salt and freshly ground black pepper
50g cheddar cheese, grated


  • Cut off the top of each pepper and remove seeds and the membrane.
  • Prepare your couscous as per instructions on the package.
  • Once the couscous is ready stir in the butter and leave to stand for a few minutes and fluff with a fork.
  • In a frying pan heat a little oil and fry the sausages, onion and mushrooms for a few minutes.
  • Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  • Add the sausage mixture to the couscous and leave to cool slightly and then stir in the cheese.
  • Spoon the couscous mixture into the peppers and drizzle with a little olive oil.
  • Place the tops of the peppers back on the top and cover with tin foil.
  • Place the peppers into a greased oven dish and bake in a pre-heated oven at 180°C for about 30 minutes it until done.
Tips: You can use any meat to make th stuffing or simply leave it out for a vegetarian meal and add corn instead.

Serves 6


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