Stuffed peppers: vegan

Stuffed peppers (Punjene Paprike) is incredibly popular in Croatia. Today we will learn how to cook this dish in a vegan version! 

Cooks in 40 min.

Ingredients:

  • 6 bell peppers
  • bulgur – 150 gr.
  • 3 medium tomatoes
  • 2 carrots
  • onion – 1/2
  • clove of garlic
  • lemon – 1/2
  • small bunch of spinach
  • salt, pepper

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1. Cook the bulgur in 10 minutes.

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2. Peel the peppers.

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3. Chop the onion, grate 1 carrot. Then fry the onion and carrot in 5-7 minutes.

4. Chop the garlic.

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5. Mix the bulgur, garlic, onion and carrots, add salt and pepper.

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6. Fill the peppers with the ready stuffing until they are almost full.

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7. Cook the sauce for the peppers: blend the tomatoes, add 1 grated carrot, 1/2 Cup of water.

Arrange peppers in the pan with sauce vertically, cover and cook on low heat in 15 min. For 3 min. before the end, add the sauce, salt and juice of 1/2 lemon.

8. Put the peppers in a deep dish, add the sauce from the pan and the spinach.

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Enjoy a full meal with a Croatian accent! Dobar tek!

Daria

 

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