Falafel Chickpea Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers

All the spicy, garlicky flavors of your favorite falafel sandwich get deconstructed and stuffed inside bell peppers. It’s a vegetarian version of a hearty classic we’re putting in regular rotation.
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Falafel Chickpea Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers

These stuffed peppers are packed with flavor and make a great vegetarian main dish. The falafel-spiced chickpea filling is hearty and satisfying, and the peppers themselves are roasted to perfection. Serve with a simple salad or some steamed vegetables for a complete meal. You won’t even miss the meat!

About This Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers Dish

  • Prep:15 mins
  • Cook:45 mins
  • Skill Level: Easy
  • Feeds: 4 People

Ingredients

  • 2kg topside of beef (buy one with a layer of natural fat on the top)
  • 4 tbsp. 
  • extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1 
  • large yellow onion, finely chopped3 
  • garlic cloves, minced 
  • kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper2 
  • 15.5-ounce cans chickpeas, drained 2 tsp. 
  • ground cumin1 tsp. 
  • ground coriander1/4 c. 
  • plus 2 tablespoons chopped curly parsley 4 
  • bell peppers, halved lengthwise, seeds and ribs discarded  1/4 c. 
  • finely chopped tomatoes1/4 c. 
  • finely chopped cucumbers 1/2 
  • Tahini, for serving 

Method

  • STEP 1
    Preheat oven to 400°F. In a large skillet, heat 2 tablespoons olive oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic and season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring often, until softened, about 5 minutes. Transfer onion mixture to a bowl. 
  • STEP 2
    Add chickpeas, cumin, coriander, 1/4 cup parsley, and 1 tablespoon olive oil to bowl; season with salt and pepper and toss to combine.
  • STEP 3
    Arrange bell peppers in a baking dish and fill with chickpea mixture. Roast until peppers are tender, about 30 minutes. 
  • STEP 4
    Meanwhile, toss tomatoes and cucumbers with lemon juice, remaining 2 tablespoons parsley and 1 tablespoon olive oil.
  • STEP 5
    Serve vegetarian stuffed peppers topped with tomato salad and drizzled with tahini. 
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