Red Pepper Triangles with Italian Relish ( Healthy Starter Recipe )


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The bright red-coloured peppers, the multi-flavoured topping featuring a thoughtful combination of olives, parsley and paneer with lemon—all these highlight the unmistakeable italian identity of this low-cal starter!

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Makes 16 pieces
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For The Roasted Red Bell Pepper Triangles
1 big sized red capsicum
1/4 tsp oil

For The Topping
2 tsp olive oil
1/2 cup crumbled low-fat paneer (cottage cheese) or tofu (soya paneer)
2 tsp chopped green olives
1 1/2 tbsp finely chopped parsley
1 tbsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp red chilli flakes
salt to taste
freshly ground black pepper powder to taste

For the roasted red bell pepper triangles

  1. Apply ¼ tsp of oil evenly over the red capsicum. Pierce it with a fork and roast it over an open medium flame till it turns black.
  2. Immerse it immediately in water and remove the skin, stem and seeds and cut into 37 mm. (1½”) triangles. You will get approx. 16 triangles. Keep aside.

For the topping

  1. Heat the oil in a non-stick pan, add all the remaining ingredients, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  2. Divide the topping into 16 equal portions and keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. Just before serving, top each red bell pepper triangle with a portion of the topping and serve immediately.
Nutrient values 
EnergyProteinCarbohydratesFatFibreVitamin C
29 calories 2.1 gm 3.2 gm 0.9 gm 0.1 gm 12.1 mg
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Foodie#488647March 25, 2012

Very healthy and tasty ...must try :)

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Reviewed March 25, 2012by Foodie#488647

Very healthy and tasty ...must try :)

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