Friday, October 10, 2014

Vegan Mexican Rice Stuffed Jack O Lanterns

2-3 cups Cooked Rice
1 Onion diced
1 can or pkt Nut Meat/ TVP
1 tsp onion salt
1 tsp Cayenne pepper, (more if you like it spicy)  
1 tsp Garlic powder
1 Tbsp Mexican spices
1 can Crushed or diced Tomatoes
2-3tsp stock powder
1/2 cup water
As many orange or yellow peppers you like

Preheat oven 180C, In a large fry pan, Add onions till golden and add Mince stir though 2mins, add tomatoes keep cooking a further 2mins, add all the spices and stock and water, It shouldn't be too wet but have a bit of sauce. Always!!! taste as you go!
Add enough rice to soak up most of the juices stirring it well....Cut faces into your peppers any way you like and cut the core in the top out neatly to reseal them before cooking, Hull the seeds and veins gently and stuff them with the mixture, Pop their tops back on, Spray a deep, high sided dish with cooking spray, and place them into it, Give them a light spray also and put foil over them loosely.
Pop them into a preheated oven 180C for 45-50mins and remove foil and pop back in a further 15mins to color slightly.  Enjoy!   =)

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