Green Peppers Stuffed with Tuna – Bżar aħdar mimli bit-Tonn taż-Żejt

Ingredients

4 large green peppers

150g rice

100g chopped onions

25g tomato paste

one tin tuna fish

salt and freshly ground pepper

chopped mint

some water

olive oil

Method

  1. Cut the top of each pepper and remove the seeds.  Wash and leave to drain.
  2. Boil the rice.
  3. Peel and chop the onions.
  4. Heat some oil in a frying pan and fry the onions till they become golden brown, add tuna, mint and tomato paste. Season.  Add the water, simmer for 5 to 8 minutes stirring once or twice during cooking.
  5. Drain rice and mix well with the sauce.
  6. Preheat the oven.
  7. Stuff the peppers with this mixture and put them in a well greased baking dish.
  8. Bake for 35 to 45 minutes.