Microwave Stuffed Peppers for One

Stuffed peppers are super delicious, but can be rather fiddly if you ’ re only trying to serve yourself. Hence the universe of this stuffed pepper recipe that serves precisely one person and is made completely in the microwave ! obviously, you could stick to using your microwave for ready-meals and leftovers – after all, surely people normally cook farce peppers using an oven for a reason, right ? But where ’ s the fun in that ? ! Being able to cook goodly dinners from boodle in the microwave is such a useful skill excessively ; what if you ’ re having your kitchen re-decorated or your oven replaced – you still need to eat ! That ’ second region of why I ’ thousand working on more healthy meals for one that can be made entirely in the microwave. The other reason is the washing up – the number of pots and pans you need for some stuff pepper recipes is precisely absurd. cipher wants to deal with that ! I ’ meter starting to discover that it ’ randomness easier than you think to cook single-serving dinners like these microwave stuffed peppers. For one thing, you end up throwing away fewer leftovers. Plus it helps part control ! A key exercise of that is my single-serving brownie in a jar. After all, if you only cook one fortune you don ’ t have to feel guilty about eating the solid batch !

I decided to stuff my pepper with bum spinach and basil rice. After all, what ’ s life without a fiddling cheese ? however, if you have any leftover Mexican vegetable rice or blue turmeric rice then those would be big fillings ! alternatively, you could use my microwave risotto with clean herbs – it should make the perfect sum to fill one pepper ! Please do let me know in the comments if there are any specific types of single-serving or microwave recipe you ’ d like to see ! possibly you very need a single-serving gluten-free lunch, or a vegan microwave dinner – I ’ megabyte assailable to suggestions ! Continue to Content halved stuffed pepper on a plate full of cheesy basil and spinach rice. A fork is taking a bite-size piece of the pepper.

Microwave Stuffed Peppers for 1

yield :

1 person

cook fourth dimension :

20 minutes

sum time :

20 minutes

A single-serving gorge pepper recipe made wholly in the microwave ! The peppers are stuffed with a delectable bum, buttery rice mix, with optional add-ins including chili peppers for spice or extra mozzarella on lead for more gooey cheesiness.

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp diced onion
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 35 grams (3 tbsp) basmati rice
  • 120 ml water
  • 30 grams (1/8 cup, 1 oz) baby spinach
  • 4 tbsp (1/4 cup) grated parmesan
  • 2 tbsp chopped basil
  • 1 red bell pepper, hollowed out

Instructions

  1. Add 1 tbsp butter to a medium microwave-safe bowl and melt (approximately 20 seconds).
  2. Add the garlic and onion and stir. Microwave 30 seconds to soften.
  3. Add the rice and water. Cover with microwave-safe clingfilm and pierce several times. Microwave in 2 minute increments until all the water is absorbed and the rice is cooked (around 10 minutes total).
  4. Add the spinach. parmesan, basil and remaining 1 tbsp butter. Stir to combine and re-cover with clingfilm. Microwave 1 minute until spinach is wilted.
  5. In a separate bowl, place the pepper top-down in around 1″ of water. Cover with clingfilm and pierce several times. Microwave until the pepper is softened to your liking – around 5 minutes.
  6. Remove the pepper from the water and fill it with the rice mixture. Cover with pierced clingfilm and microwave until everything is hot and cooked to your liking, around 2-3 more minutes. Serve immediately.

Notes

optional add-ins :

  • diced chilli pepper – add with the garlic and onion. I’d recommend 1/2 a chilli pepper per serving
  • mozzarella – top the filled pepper with slices of mozzarella and in the final step, microwave until it is melted to your liking
  • bacon – add in 2-3 tbsp cooked diced bacon with the spinach, basil and parmesan

Our microwave is 700 watts. You may need to adjust cooking times depending on your own.

Nutrition Information

Yield

1

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving

Calories

382

Total Fat

29g

Saturated Fat

18g

Trans Fat

1g

Unsaturated Fat

9g

Cholesterol

78mg

Sodium

568mg

Carbohydrates

24g

Fiber

2g

Sugar

6g

Protein

9g

All nutrition information is an calculate and may vary.

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If you ’ re looking for a delectable, easy side dish for this recipe, I truly recommend my bum garlic butter pinwheels, although the peppers are pretty filling therefore possibly split one pepper between two if you plan on adding a side serve. For an easy, single-serving dessert, try my brownie in a clash – it ’ s a arrant share and is soooo rich and fudgy it ’ mho equitable irresistible ! enjoy ! Linked to # CookBlogShare