roasted vegetable stuffed peppers

not only are these peppers really good - they are really pretty with all the colors

roasted vegetable stuffed peppers 
inspired by smittenkitchen.com

4 bell peppers halved and seeded
2 bell peppers - small dice
1 zucchini - small dice
1 summer squash - small dice
1 onion - small dice
6 cloves garlic - minced
1 c frozen corn
1 c grape tomatoes
2 tbs parsley
3/4 c panko breadcrumbs
1 tbs essence
3 tbs olive oil
2 tbs butter
1/4 c parm plus more for sprinkling

preheat oven to 375.

grape tomatoes


sweet bell peppers

saute onion in butter and olive oil over med high heat until translucent. add garlic and cook til fragrant. add vegetable and saute until just softened. add salt, pepper and essence. add parsley and breadcrumbs. you may need to add more breadcrumbs if the liquid is not absorbed. add parm and take off heat.

bell peppers

bell peppers

stuff the peppers with the vegetables. place in baking dish with a little olive oil in bottom. put in oven and bake until peppers are softened (about 20-25 minutes). just before they are done (5 minutes early) take out and sprinkle top with parm.

vegetable stuffing

vegetable stuffed peppers

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