Welsh Beef stuffed pepper lanterns

  • Prep time 20 mins
  • Cook time 25 mins
  • Serves 4


  • Leftover PGI Welsh Beef bolognese (or make bolognese with 250g PGI Welsh Beef mince)
  • 4 peppers
  • 1 packet pre-cooked rice
  • Additional vegetables (e.g. canned sweetcorn, chopped peppers, grated carrot)
  • 75g grated cheese (mozzarella or cheddar)


  1. Remove the tops of the peppers and set aside (these will be used as lids for the lanterns). Remove the seeds and centres of the peppers. Using a sharp knife, carefully carve face shapes into the peppers.
  2. Make up some beef bolognese, or heat up leftover bolognese, add more vegetables into the mixture and the cooked rice.
  3. Carefully spoon the mixture into the peppers, adding some cheese in the middle. Finish with more cheese and pop the top (lid) back on the pepper.
  4. Place in the oven at 180°C / 160°C fan / Gas 5 for approximately 25 minutes until the filling is piping hot.
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