Fiesta Bell Peppers Recipe

It’s always a celebration with this special pica-pica.

Categories Appetizer, Pork, Del Monte Tomato Sauce
Preparation Time10 min.
Cooking Time1 hr. and 20 mins.
Number of Servings 8


    • 2 Tbsp oil
    • 2 Tbsp garlic, crushed
    • 1/4 cup onion, chopped
    • 300 g pork, ground
    • 1 cup carrot, chopped
    • 150 g singkamas
    • 1 cup rice, cooked
    • 1 pouch DEL MONTE Original Style Tomato Sauce (115g)
    • 1 1/4 tsp salt
    • 1 Tbsp soy sauce
    • 1/4 tsp pepper, black
    • 1 cup cheese, grated
    • 8 pc bell pepper, each piece cut into 2, seeds and membranes removed
    • 1/4 tsp salt

Cooking Tools Needed

    • Chopping Board
    • Measuring Cups
    • Measuring Spoon
    • Spatula

Cooking Skills Needed

    • Sautéing


1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

2. Sauté garlic, onion, and pork. Add vegetables. Cook for 5 minutes. Add rice, DEL MONTE Original Style Tomato Sauce, salt, soy sauce and pepper. Cook for 5 minutes. Add half of cheese. Set aside.

3. Grease baking tray enough for bell peppers. Sprinkle bell peppers with salt. Bake for 12 minutes. Fill each bell pepper with 1/4 cup of sautéed mixture.

4. Bake for another 20 minutes. Top with cheese. Bake for another 10 minutes.

Lusog Notes

This recipe is high in vitamin A that helps maintain healthy skin and vitamin C which aids in wound healing and helps resist infections.

Chef's Tip

To prepare the bell peppers, remove the white membrane on the inside. These will add a bitter taste to the dish.


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