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                Yellow and Red Bell Peppers Filled with Tuna
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 Serving Size  : 16   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Italian                          Fish
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
   10                    Yellow bell peppers -- cut
                         Lengthwise into thirds
   10                    Red bell peppers -- cut
                         Lengthwise into thirds
    1      Cup           Plus
    2      Tablespoons   Olive oil
    5      Tablespoons   Fresh lemon juice
    5                    Garlic cloves -- pressed
                         Salt and freshly
                         Ground pepper
    3      Cans          Albacore tuna packed in
                         Water -- drained
      1/2  Cup           Chopped fresh parsley
    5      Tablespoons   Drained capers
                         Fresh parsley sprigs
                         Imported black olives
                         (such as Kalamata or
 Arrange pepper skin side up in broiler pan (in batches if necessary) and
 broil until blackened.  Wrap in paper bag and let stand 10 minutes to
 steam.  Peel and pat dry. Mix olive oil, lemon juice and garlic in large
 bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Add peppers and marinate at least 30
 minutes. (Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Cover and refrigerate. Bring to room
 temperature before continuing.) Drain peppers, reserving marinade. Combine
 tuna, chopped parsley and capers in another bowl, breaking up tuna with a
 Mix in enough reserved marinade to season to taste.
 Season with salt and pepper. Place 1 tablespoon tuna mixture on inside of
 each piece of pepper at one end.
 Roll up. Arrange seam side down on serving platter.
 Pour remaining marinade over rolls. (Can be prepared 6 hours ahead. Cover
 and refrigerate.) Garnish with parsley sprigs and olives before serving. 16
 appetizer servings.
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