vegetarian Stuffed Bell Peppers

Stuffed Bell Peppers with Fennel Seeds

Stuffed Bell Pepper with Soba noodles
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 177kcal
Author Healing Tomato


  • 3 Bell Peppers Choose a variety of colors
  • 12 sticks Soba Noodles
  • 1 cup Peas
  • 1 cup Corn
  • 1/2 cup Onions Finely diced
  • 2 tsps Fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp Cajun seasoning (optional)
  • 2 tsp Salt or to taste
  • 1 tsp Black pepper
  • 2 Thai chilies Cut into small pieces, optional
  • 1 tsp Garlic shredded
  • 1 cup Sharp cheddar cheese Shredded
  • 3 tsp Olive oil
  • Coriander and orange zest for garnish


  • Add the saba noodles to boiling hot water and cook for15 minutes on medium heat.
  • Set the oven on broil for 450 degrees
  • Cut the top of the bell peppers, deseed and core it
  • Brush the bell peppers with olive oil
  • Place the bell peppers on a baking tray and put them in the oven
  • Allow them to cook for about 15 minutes and allow them to cool afterwards
  • While the bell pepper is in the oven, prepare the stuffing.
  • In a medium pan, add the oil and put the heat at medium
  • Add the cumin seeds, crushed garlic and Thai chilies
  • Wait for them to brown
  • Add the onions, corn and peas.
  • Add the salt and pepper
  • When the onions have caramelized, add the cooked soba noodles
  • Add the Cajun powder
  • Add the fennel seeds and cook on medium heat for about five minutes
  • Make sure the bell peppers are not too hot to touch
  • Stuff the bell peppers with the stuffing
  • Place the stuffed bell peppers on a baking pan top with cheese
  • Place the bell peppers in the oven and broil for about 10 minutes or until the cheese has crusted.
  • Remove from oven and allow them to cool for a few minutes before serving.
  • Garnish with coriander and orange zest

You can serve the bell peppers with a side of your favorite BBQ or hot sauce.


    Nutrition Info is approximate


    Calories: 177kcal | Fiber: 3g