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Cruise PV Roasted Red Pepper Beef

dukandebut

Goat herder(ess)
S: 10st0lb C: 7st10lb G: 8st1lb Loss: 2st4lb(22.86%)
#1
Roasted Red Pepper Beef

This is a Weight Watchers recipe which I've made a couple of times now and really enjoyed.

For Cruise PV, eat it without pasta and without cheese, perhaps with a salad or some green veg.

For Conso, this is great with pasta and even better with your daily ration of Parmesan mixed in!

Serves 4

3 red peppers, halved and de-seeded
1 onion, diced finely
2 garlic cloves, crushed
450g lean minced beef
2 tblsp tomato purée
Dash of Worcestershire Sauce
2 tblsp fresh thyme leaves
Seasoning to taste

(For Conso only, you can add pasta and Parmesan)

Preheat the grill to hot. Put pepper halves on a grill tray, skin side up, and grill for 10 mins until the skin is blackened and charred. Transfer to a bowl and cover with cling film.

Meanwhice, heat a wide, lidded, non-stick saucepan and add the onion, garlic and mince. Cook for 5 mins, breaking up mince, until browned. Stir in the tomato purée, Worcestershire Sauce and thyme. Continue to cook, uncovered, for 1 minute, then cover and continue to cook gently for 10 mins. You can add a little water if it gets a bit dry.

Peel the skin from the peppers and blend half of them in a food processor, whizzing until smooth. Finely dice the remaining peppers.

Stir all the peppers and seasoning into the beef mixture and cook for 1 minute.

For PV, serve immediately.

For Conso, add cooked pasta and Parmesan and toss together before serving.
 
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Emmma

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S: 13st13lb C: 10st0lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 22.6 Loss: 3st13lb(28.21%)
#2
Thanks for this dukandebut, this looks lovely - I'll be giving this one a go as I'm loving beef mince at the moment - any more ways to cook it for variety are all good as far as I'm concerned :)
 

Emmma

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S: 13st13lb C: 10st0lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 22.6 Loss: 3st13lb(28.21%)
#4
Had this for dinner tonight. Peeling the peppers was a bit of a pain so i only really peeled most of them, but i don't think it made a difference. It was delish! Defo adding it to my list of favourites - thanks again :)
 
S: 15st6.0lb C: 12st6.8lb G: 10st8lb BMI: 29.1 Loss: 2st13.2lb(19.07%)
#5
if you dont want to peel them , cut tops off de seed and put meat mixture in then put them in the oven ....20 mins or so
stuffed peppers yum
 

dukandebut

Goat herder(ess)
S: 10st0lb C: 7st10lb G: 8st1lb Loss: 2st4lb(22.86%)
#6
I'm really glad you enjoyed it, Emmma. Roasting the peppers does make them taste sweeter. I don't think it's absolutely necessary to peel them - but if you want to try again, make sure that the skin is really black and charred so that it comes off very easily.
 

Emmma

grammar police
S: 13st13lb C: 10st0lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 22.6 Loss: 3st13lb(28.21%)
#7
The tops were blackened fine, it was down the sides where the problem was, I think if they were quartered they might cook a little more easily. I didn't notice any bits of skin left in though, so perhaps it doesn't matter too much but I'll definitely be cooking this one again.
 


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