Stuffed Green Peppers


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 304.5
  • Total Fat: 19.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 68.7 mg
  • Sodium: 156.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 12.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.7 g
  • Protein: 18.9 g

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Introduction

Preheat oven to 180 C./ 375 F.

Delicious with green salad and raspberry vinagrette dressing.
Preheat oven to 180 C./ 375 F.

Delicious with green salad and raspberry vinagrette dressing.

Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    3 large green, red, or yellow peppers
    1 pound ground beef (or turkey or 1/2 meat - 1/2 mashed tofu)
    1/2 cup chopped onion
    1 can tomatoes
    1/2 cup long grain rice
    1 tablespoon worcestershire sauce
    1 tsp basil
    3/4 cup shredded swiss cheese

Directions

Halve peppers lengthwise, removing stem ends, seeds, and membranes. Immerse peppers into boiling water for 3 minutes. Invert on paper towels to drain well.
In a skillet cook meat and onion until meat is brown and onion is tender. Drain fat. Stir in undrained tomatoes, uncooked rice, worcestershire, basil, 1/2 cup water, 1/4 tsp. salt, and 1/4 tsp. pepper. Bring to boiling, reduce heat. Simmer 15-18 minutes until rice in tender. Stir in 1/2 cup of cheese. Fill peppers with meat mixture. Place in pan with any remaining meat mixture. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
Bake at 180 C/ 375 F. for 15 minutes or until heated through.
Serve with a mixed salad and some crusty French bread.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BRUSUE.

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