Capsicum is in season so here are 7 recipes to make with it!

Capsicum is our hero ingredient this summer. The in-season vegetable is so versatile and doesn't need to be reserved only for salads!
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Green, red and yellow, capsicums come in a variety of colours and the flavour changes with each one.

The juicy, sweet vegetable/fruit is in season and raring to be put on your plate!

Here are seven ways you can incorporate the in-season food to your meals to shred for summer (that don’t involve salads).

Veggie Packed Bolognese with Chargrilled Capsicum Sauce

7 healthy and fun capsicum recipes

Capsicums are a great source of beta-carotene, which gives capsicums their vibrant colouring and contains a large amount of organic vitamin A.

The crunchy veg also boosts the immune system due to the beta-carotene and also has anti-inflammatory properties, hello no bloating this summer!

1. Vegetarian Stuffed Quinoa Capsicums


Use the whole capsicum here (no waste!). Stuffed capsicums can be the perfect pre-made lunch, dinner and meal prep recipe. Get creative with this recipe and add in more adventurous ingredients when you feel confident enough.

Find the recipe here.

2. Roast Tomato & Capsicum Soup

roast capsicum soup


A richly flavoured soup, yum! This recipe incorporates roasted capsicum giving you all different kinds of flavour with each spoonful. It’s freezer-friendly too!

This is a 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge recipe.

3. Turkey Burrito Bowl

burrito bowl

Meal prep recipe alert. Who doesn’t love a good burrito bowl!? This protein-packed bowl can be chopped and changed to whatever you have in the fridge and is perfectly freezable for those nights you just cannot be bothered to cook.

Find the recipe here.

4. Veggie Packed Bolognese with Chargrilled Capsicum Sauce

Veggie Packed Bolognese with Chargrilled Capsicum Sauce

This one is for those fussy eaters! Trust us, they won’t even know they’re eating capsicum and if they do, they’ll low key love it. There are SEVEN different veg in the one bowl, YUM!

Find the recipe here.

5. Capsicum Omelette


A metabolism-boosting meal, you can enjoy this omelette as your first meal of the day or a quick and easy dinner!

This is a 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge recipe.

6. 20 Minute Satay Chicken Quesadillas

20 Minute Satay Chicken Quesadillas

If you have no time to cook tonight? This is the recipe you are going to follow. It only takes 20 minutes and is PACKED with flavour. Think satay sauce!

Find the recipe here.

7. Mexican style shredded chicken bake

Mexican style shredded chicken bake-2

Mexican Monday!? Calling all budget-friendly cooks, this bake is your ideal dinner. Vegetable-filled and will have you and your family wanting to make it again and again.

Find the recipe here.

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