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Ingredients (serves 4)
1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
2 brown onions, finely chopped
2 zucchini, finely chopped
1/4 cup pine nuts, chopped
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 tablespoon Middle Eastern spice mix
600g lean beef mince
1/4 cup beef stock
2/3 cup coriander leaves, chopped
4 small red capsicum, halved lengthways, deseeded
1/2 cup thick Greek-style natural yoghurt
1 lemon, rind finely grated
- Preheat oven to 180°C. Heat oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Add onions, zucchini, pine nuts and garlic. Cook, stirring, for 10 minutes or until soft.
- Increase heat to high. Add spice mix. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add mince. Cook, stirring with a wooden spoon to break up mince, for 6 minutes or until browned. Add stock. Simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Add 1/2 cup coriander to mince mixture. Season with salt and pepper. Mix well.
- Place capsicums, cut-side up, into a shallow baking dish. Spoon mince mixture into capsicums. Cover with foil. Cook for 20 to 30 minutes or until capsicums are just tender.
- Top each capsicum with a dollop of yoghurt. Sprinkle with lemon rind and remaining coriander. Serve.
Super Food Ideas - February 2005, Page 70
Recipe by Alison Roberts
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