Stuffed Bell Peppers

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 235.2
  • Total Fat: 8.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 78.9 mg
  • Sodium: 296.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 24.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.0 g
  • Protein: 16.1 g

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Number of Servings: 8


    8 - large bell peppers, any color, seeded and cut in half lenghtwise
    1 can - diced tomatoes and green chilis
    2 TBS - chopped fresh cilantro
    2 - Jalapeno peppers chopped - do not remove seeds
    4 - cloves garlic, finely miniced
    8 oz - extra lean ground meat or turkey
    8 oz - Hot ground breakfast sausage
    2 cups - cooked brown rice
    2 - eggs
    5 - Green onions finely chopped
    2 - small zucchini finely chopped
    1 - large carrot finely chopped
    1 cup - Fat Free Cheddar cheese
    1 tsp - black pepper


1.) Preheat oven to 350 degrees
2.) Steam peppers over boiling water for 8-10 minutes, or until tender
3.) Brown hamburger meat and sausage in skillet, drain and rinse
4.) Combine all ingredients in a large bowl
5.) Spoon filling evenly into pepper halves; place in baking dish
6.) Cover tightly with foil
7.) Bake 45 minutes or until vegelables are tender

Makes 16 stuffed pepper halves. 2 Halves = 1 serving

You can make this kid friendly by stuffing tomatoes instead of peppers.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user FAT_BEGONE.

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