Healthy,Hearty Stuffed Peppers

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 194.3
  • Total Fat: 2.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 3.0 mg
  • Sodium: 126.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 35.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.9 g
  • Protein: 11.4 g

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This is a hearty dish without the red meat that traditionally is used. This is a hearty dish without the red meat that traditionally is used.
Number of Servings: 4


    4 large bell peppers-tops removed
    1 cup cooked lentils
    1 cup cooked brown rice
    1-29 oz. can crushed tomatoes
    1/8 teaspoon each-rosemary,thyme,oregano
    2 oz. shredded low fat cheddar cheese,or rice cheese (if available).
    *The nutritional values are based on low fat cheddar,because rice cheese was not listed.Either will work fine.


Preheat oven to 350 degrees
1)Remove tops of peppers.
2)Fill a 2 quart pot with water and bring to a
boil.Place the cleaned bell peppers into the
water and boil 5 minutes.
3)While the peppers boil,mix the seasonings
into the crushed tomatoes,then mix the cooked
lentils,cooked brown rice,and about 1/4 of the
crushed tomatoes together,until the mixture is
moist but not wet.
4)Remove peppers from boiling water and
discard water
5)After allowing the peppers to drain of excess
water,fill each one with the rice mixture to the
top of the pepper
6)Place the peppers in a deep baking dish,and
pour the rest of the crushed tomatoes into the
7)Top each pepper with 1/2 oz.. of shredded
8)Bake for 10 minutes or until cheese melts
9)Remove from oven,serve and enjoy!
Serves 4
TIP: When you are finished cooking the peppers in the oven,remove and save the leftover crushed tomatoes.Use them the next time you have whole grain pasta.The flavor from the peppers being cooked in it, is delicious.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SHERRY822.

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