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Pepper and onion melts

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Prep time
10 mins

Cooking time
10 mins

Effort
Medium effort

Serves
4

  • 2 peppers, any colour, halved and sliced
  • 1 small red onion, cut into thin wedges
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 4 slices wholemeal bread
  • 125g sliced light mozzarella cheese
  • 1 pinch ground black pepper
  • 1 handful mixed salad leaves

1

Preheat the grill. Arrange the peppers on a baking sheet with the red onion. Sprinkle with the olive oil, then grill until soft and lightly browned - about 6-8 minutes.

Look out for 'everyday' ranges of peppers, which are more economical to buy.

2

Toast the slices of bread and share the pepper mixture between them. Arrange the mozzarella cheese on top, then return to the grill for 1-2 minutes, until the cheese begins to melt. Serve with mixed salad leaves.

The pepper, onion and mozzarella mixture makes a delicious filling for warmed wholemeal pitta breads.