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Agriculture and rural development

Stuffed peppers with bulgur and Telemea de Sibiu PGI

Discover the wildflower aromas of this traditional sheep’s cheese, produced in the heart of Romania.

How to prepare


  • 200 g Telemea de Sibiu PGI
  • 4 peppers
  • 400 g bulgur, cooked and seasoned
  • 5 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • 1 ½ tsp garlic, chopped
  • 3 medium tomatoes
  • 1 bunch of parsley
  • salt and pepper


1. Preheat the oven to 190°C. Cut the Telemea de Sibiu PGI into small cubes

2. Prepare 4 peppers, halved and seeded.

3. Heat 2 tbsp olive oil in a pan over medium heat. Add 1 onion, diced, and then add ½ tsp paprika and 1 ½ tsp garlic, chopped.

4. Add 3 medium tomatoes, chopped, and season with salt and pepper. Mix and let cook for a few minutes.

5. Add the cooked and seasoned bulgur and the cubes of Telemea de Sibiu PGI to the pan. Drizzle over 3 tbsp olive oil and add some parsley.

6. Stuff the peppers with the mixture

7. Bake in the oven at 190°C for 25 minutes (or until nicely browned).

8. Enjoy! It’s Stuffed peppers with bulgur and Telemea de Sibiu PGI.

Reasons to love Telemea de Sibiu PGI

Telemea de Sibiu PGI is produced in Sibiu county in Transylvania, an area steeped in the traditions of sheep-farming and cheese-making.

Local artisans use traditional tools and centuries-old techniques to bring out the natural flavours of the cheese, which consist of a pleasant, mellow taste and a subtle tanginess.