Welcome to Slothville

Sometimes you just feel lazy. A wave of indifference crashes over you, and suddenly nothing matters anymore. Everything feels too hard. Getting to class on time? Overrated. Going clubbing on a Friday night? Overpriced. Who needs clubs anyway when you can dance in front of the mirror in your sweatpants singing to Sara Bareilles very loudly and very off-key? It’s days like these that you need easy-peasy recipes. Food that basically cooks itself (and you only need to chew). These spaghetti-stuffed peppers appealed to me because they halved my cleaning-up time. No bowls = no mess. Just edible capsicum cups, which provided a crunchy, juicy complement to the creamy, cheesy twirls of spaghetti inside.

ImageThe pesto spaghetti was very simple to make. Boiled pasta + diced spinach + one clove of minced garlic + juice of 2 limes + pesto sauce + sun-dried tomatoes + shaved parmesan = twirling, twirling, twirling towards freedom. I might add pistachios next time for extra texture and crunch.

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I love how the spaghetti spills voluptuously out of its capsicum cup, just begging to be eaten.

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So next time you hit the snooze button and decide that today is going to be a Day Where Nothing Is Worth Putting On Pants For, dig up some peppers from your fridge, boil some spaghetti and enjoy a good meal that requires minimal effort. Cheers to sloths everywhere.

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