Healthy Recipe: Pork, Lime and Mint Stuffed Peppers

Healthy Recipe: Pork, Lime and Mint Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed peppers work great as a healthy main meal and these pork stuffed ones really do hit the spot! are keen to get people eating more meat and recipes such as this one are a great way to get the whole family involved.

Here’s what you’ll need and how to make them –

Pork, Lime and Mint Stuffed Peppers

Serves: 2

Cooking time: About 20 min


2 Lean pork loin steaks, cut into small cubes

100g (4oz) Cracked wheat

1 Lime, juice and rind

1 Red pepper, deseeded and finely chopped

1 Red pepper (grilled in two halves)

2x15mlsp (2tbsp) Fresh mint, chopped

Small handful sprouted seeds eg raddish, alfa - optional

Yogurt Drizzle:

2x15mlsp (2tbsp Natural low fat yogurt

15mlsp  (1tbsp) Fresh mint, chopped

½ Lime, juice and rind

5mlsp (1tsp) Mint jelly  


Dry fry the pork cubes in a non-stick pan for 1-2 minutes until starting to brown.  Add the bulgar wheat, 600ml (1pt) boiling water, lime juice and rind.

Bring to the boil and simmer for 10-15 minutes until the cracked wheat is tender.

Meanwhile prepare the yogurt drizzle by combining all the ingredients together.

Remove the pork tabouleh from the heat, add the red pepper and mint and stir well. Fill the two halves of grilled pepper with the mixture and top with sprouted seeds – if you wish.  Drizzle with the yogurt dressing.

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