Beef kofta stuffed pepper

Serves 1

Preparation time less than 30 mins

Cooking time 10 to 30 mins

½ green romera pepper, de-seeded
drizzle of olive oil
55g/2oz minced beef
pinch of chilli flakes
pinch of dried oregano
few coriander seeds
pinch of cumin seeds
salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed
30g/1oz plain flour, to coat
4 tbsp vegetable oil
3 slices of tomato
1. Preheat the oven to 220C/425F/Gas 7.
2. Place the pepper half onto a non-stick-baking tray and drizzle with oil. Bake in the oven for 8-10 minutes, to soften.
3. Meanwhile, place the beef, chilli flakes, oregano, coriander seeds, cumin, seasoning and garlic into a large bowl and mix together well to combine.
4. Shape the mixture into small patties and then coat in flour.
5. Heat the vegetable oil in a pan and fry the patties for 2-3 minutes on each side.
6. Remove the pepper from the oven and stuff with the kofta mix. Top with the tomato slices and return to the oven to cook for a further 4-5 minutes.
7. Remove from the oven and transfer to a serving dish.

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