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This Portuguese tuna stuffed peppers recipe creates a rich, tasty and out of the norm hearty meal. Chouriço (Portuguese sausage) is a key ingredient as well, for that extra kick, and its easy and quick to make.
Preparation time:
15 min
Cooking Time:
15 min
Ready In:
30 min
Level of Difficulty:
Very Easy

Portuguese Tuna Stuffed Peppers Recipe

Portuguese Tuna Stuffed Peppers Recipe

Posted in: Fish / Seafood
Nov 3, 2016
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8 oz. of fresh Tuna Steak2 large bell peppers split in halves2 teaspoons of lemon juice1 small chouriço or half cut into small pieces2 tablespoons of chopped parsley2 tablespoons of olive oil4 tablespoons of grated cheese2 garlic cloves chopped1 tomato choppedSalt (to taste)Pepper (to taste) Get these ingredients & more Get ingredients and other stuff at Amazon.com


  • Preheat the oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Place the Tuna and  the Chourico in a bowl, cut them into pieces, and add the chopped tomato, garlic, the parsley, lemon juice, and salt and pepper (to taste).
  • Add two tablespoons of olive oil to the bowl and mix very well.
  • Put the mix into the 4 halves of pepper and cover/top each with a tablespoon of grated cheese.
  • Place the peppers on a baking sheet and bake them in the oven for about 15 minutes.
  • Bom apetite!
Recipe & Photo Credit: easyportugueserecipes.com
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