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Plant Protein Stuffed Capsicums

A great way to have a protein filled dinner (or lunch) with all the full flavours that you’re always craving.


Makes approximately 5 small capsicums

These capsicums are full of delicious wholefood plant based protein. They are simple to make and great for dinner parties.


  • 5 small capsicums
  • 3 cups chopped silverbeet
  • 250g firm tofu crumbled
  • 2 tomatoes diced
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 cup cooked/canned chickpeas
  • 4Tbsp hot water
  • 4Tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 crushed garlic cloves
  • 3Tbs tamari or soy sauce
  • 1Tbsp miso paste
  • 1tsp curry powder


  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius
  2. Cut the top off the capsicum and remove seeds.
  3. Place the miso paste and hot water in a small bowl and stir until miso dissolves.
  4. Place the tofu and garlic into a fry pan stir until tofu begins to cook.
  5. Add the tomatoes, silverbeet, curry powder and miso paste mixture stirring frequently.
  6. Add the tomato paste, tamari, peas and chickpeas.
  7. Cook on low heat until the spinach is cooked
  8. Spoon the mixture into the cpasicums and place the capsicum lids on top.
  9. Bake until the capsicum is cooked through and lightly charred in patches.

xoxo Hollie