These delicious vegetarian Turkish Stuffed Peppers (Biber Dolmasi) are filled with aromatic stuffing made of rice, onions, pine nuts, currants, and various herbs/spices.

You can serve them as a side dish as well as the main meal or an appetizer. The leftovers are great for boxed lunch the next day or a picnic.

Start with preparing the filling. Sauté the onions until soft and translucent and then add the pine nuts. Sauté together on low heat with the onions until lightly golden.

Add the rice and blackcurrants, cook for a few minutes. Stir in the lemon juice, water, cinnamon, black pepper, paprika, dried mint, sugar, salt and tomato paste, and cover the pan.

Put a cherry tomato on each pepper and place them upright in a saucepan tightly. Dilute the tomato paste in water and add to the pan.

Cook on low heat for 30 minutes or until the rice is soft. Click on 👇 "learn more" for the full recipe.