Orzo Stuffed Peppers

By: Ellie Vorhand

Prep Time

5 Minutes

Cooking Time

25 Minutes




3 tbsp olive oil
1 onion finely diced
½ tbsp salt
1 tsp turmeric
1 tsp cumin
2 tsp Hilba (fenugreek
1 can chickpeas drained and rinsed
1 ¼ cups orzo (uncooked)
650ml hot water
Mini peppers


  1. Sauté onions in the olive oil until soft and caramelized, add in all the spices and cook through for another minute.
  2. Stir in the chickpeas and orzo, fry for another 2 – 3 minutes, then in the water and stir until water has been absorbed and orzo is cooked.
  3. Add in more water if necessary.⁣
  4. Slice peppers down the middle and fill with orzo mix. Serve warm, allowing the peppers to soften from the orzo.⁣