Stuffed Bell Peppers

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Stuffed Bell Peppers

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 311.3
  • Total Fat: 9.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 57.0 mg
  • Sodium: 515.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 31.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.1 g
  • Protein: 25.5 g

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Introduction

Yummy peppers stuffed with beef and rice. Yummy peppers stuffed with beef and rice.
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    6 Medium-Large Bell Peppers
    1 lb. 93% lean (or better) Ground Beef
    1 can (14.5oz) diced tomatoes (no salt added)
    1 can (8oz) tomato sauce (no salt added)
    2.5 cups cooked Uncle Ben's Long Grain & Wild Rice (approx. use judgement)
    1 packet Sazon seasoning (found w/ Goya products)
    2 tsp. Adobo seasoning (found w/ Goya products)
    1 cup Reduced fat Four Cheese blend (approx. amt and you may use whatever cheese you prefer)

Directions

(Makes 6 stuffed peppers)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Cut a hole in the top of the peppers. Cut and rinse any remaining seeds out. Set aside.

Start large pot of water to boil for the peppers (will boil for 10 minutes each batch in 2 batches)

Brown hamburger.

Cook rice according to directions on box, omitting butter or oil. Add tomatoes, sauce, and seasoning to hamburger, reduce to simmer.

Once water is boiling, boil peppers, drain and place them in a baking dish.

Once rice is finished add to hamburger by the spoonful (large cooking spoon) until nice consistency, about 2.5 cups.

Mix about 1/2 cup or more of cheese into the hamburger mixture leaving the rest to sprinkle on top of the peppers.

Fill the peppers with the mixture and sprinkle with cheese. Bake for about 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I substituted lean ground turkey for the beef. I also added mushrooms, celery, onions, and fresh spinach to the meat. Next time I want to try substituting the rice for quinoa. - 1/26/12

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  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I used just a dusting of cheese on top and omitted it from the peppers - topping them mostly with tomato sauce. I used 2 tsp chili powder, 1 tsp smoky hot paprika and 1 tsp cumin instead of the other seasonings and it is close to SAZON - 8/6/12

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Delicious! - 7/23/11

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I have already parboiled my peppers and have frozen them. They will get stuffed and baked with this recipe for dinner tonight. I may add some corn....sounds good.... - 11/12/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I added mushrooms, the pepper tops i had cut off, and corn. It was totally awesome and i am definitely going to be making this often! - 9/3/08

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