Hot and spicy stuffed chillies


Hot and spicy stuffed chillies

  • 0:35 Prep
  • 0:15 Cook
  • Makes 10
  • Advanced


  • 10 red ball chillies (see note)
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 100g Greek feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh oregano leaves
  • Extra-virgin olive oil, to serve


  • 1
    Preheat oven to 200°C/180°C fan-forced. Place chillies in a baking dish. Drizzle with oil. Roast for 10 to 15 minutes or until skins begin to blister. Remove from oven. Divide between 2 small snap-lock bags. Seal. Set aside for 10 minutes.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, place feta, basil and oregano in a bowl. Using a fork, mash to combine.
  • 3
    Wearing gloves, carefully remove skin from 1 chilli. Slice across top to remove stalk. Using a teaspoon, remove and discard seeds and membrane from centre. Repeat with remaining chillies.
  • 4
    Press 2 teaspoons feta mixture into a ball. Carefully stuff into 1 chilli. Place on a plate. Repeat with remaining feta mixture and chillies. Drizzle stuffed chillies with extra-virgin olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. Serve.



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