Preparation

1. In a small saucepan bring water & broth to a boil. Add couscous to saucepan. Remove from heat, cover & set aside until all liquid is absorbed.

2. In a large stock pot boil 4-6 cups water.

3. Halve peppers lengthwise; remove core & seeds. Place peppers in boiling water & remove pot from stove. Leave peppers in water 3 minutes. Drain & set aside.

4. Fluff couscous with a fork. Add oil, vinegar, apricots, cheese, tomatoes, sunflower seeds & parsley. Pepper to taste & mix well.

5. Fill peppers with couscous mixture; gently pack down with the back of a spoon. In a shallow microwave-safe dish place peppers, filling side up.

6. Microwave 5 minutes, or until peppers are tender. Serve immediately.

Tips

Bell peppers provide vitamins A & C, which are great for your immune system and skin! Side note: Red bell peppers tend to be sweeter than green.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per recipe
Serving size (227g)
Amount per serving
Calories
200
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 8%
    Saturated Fat 2g 10%
    Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 120mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 0%
    Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
    Total Sugars 8g  
Includes 0g Added Sugars
0%
Protein 7g  
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 91mg 8%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 422mg 8%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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