Stuffed Italian Peppers

Stuffed Italian Peppers
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 36.4
  • Total Fat: 1.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 1.9 mg
  • Sodium: 36.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 6.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.8 g
  • Protein: 1.7 g

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Introduction

I wanted a summery side dish and I had an abundance of sweet peppers from my garden, so I took my fresh tomato and added some parm cheese and baked these bad boys up. They are so tasty, low calorie, low carbs and very good for you. A simple appetizer or side dish! I wanted a summery side dish and I had an abundance of sweet peppers from my garden, so I took my fresh tomato and added some parm cheese and baked these bad boys up. They are so tasty, low calorie, low carbs and very good for you. A simple appetizer or side dish!
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    4 Sweet Italian Peppers
    1 medium tomato diced
    1 Tbs. of Fresh Basil (about 3 leaves) - I used lemon basil
    1/4 tsp of Olive Oil
    3 Tbsp. of Parmesan Cheese
    Salt & Pepper (optional)

Directions

Grill, spray grill grates with cooking spray,

Recipe:

In a small bowl dice tomatoes into tiny pieces, add basil and olive oil. Mix until combined and set aside.

Cut top of peppers off, cut a slit down the middle and de-seed pepper. Place on grill for about 3 minutes until slightly chard.

Take peppers off grill.

Once peppers are cool enough to touch.
Stuff with tomato Mixture and top with cheese.

Place back on grill for about 3 more minutes until cheese starts to melt.

This recipe would also be good with basil and mozzarella cheese.

Enjoy!!

You can either cook in the oven:
450 - 15 minutes

Serving Size: 4 individual peppers

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SHELBSYD.

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