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Italian-Style Stuffed Red Peppers (Modified) Recipe

Looking for an easy Italian-Style Stuffed Red Peppers (modified) recipe? Learn how to make Italian-Style Stuffed Red Peppers (modified) using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by katielyn15

Makes 6 servings



"I love the taste of marinara and spaghetti sauce! The only problem is, most ?foods? that use a delicious red sauce are heavy pasta dishes. I decided to change that recently, when I made my favorite ?turkey meat sauce?, by stuffing it in a red pepper, which I had a feeling would pair well with the tomatoes in the sauce. These stuffed red peppers turned out even better than I had imagined~ and they ended up being my lunch for the next three days in a row! I couldn?t get enough of this filling and satisfying dish, and I was thrilled at how easy it was to prepare, (not to mention I had lunch ready for the next three days!) I hope you and your family enjoy these easy and delicious Italian-Style Stuffed Red Peppers as much as I do!" Original source: http://dashingdish.com/recipe/italian-style-stuffed-red-peppers/

Recipe Ingredients for Italian-Style Stuffed Red Peppers (modified)

1 lb ground beef
3 green bell peppers
2 cups marinara sauce
1 tsp oregano
1 tsp Garlic powder
1/2 tsp Salt and pepper
1/2 cup frozen chopped spinach
1 cup red onion
1 cup mushrooms
8 tbs grated parmesan cheese

Recipe Directions for Italian-Style Stuffed Red Peppers (modified)

  1. Pre-heat oven to 450 degrees. Line baking sheet with foil, (for easy clean up), coat with non-stick cooking spray. Wash green peppers, and cut around the stem to remove.

  2. Remove the stems.

  3. Cut peppers in half length-wise, and remove the seeds and ribs inside the peppers. Set peppers on baking pan and cook for 10+ min.

  4. Meanwhile, cook ground beef in a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat. Stir and break up the beef while it?s cooking. When beef is almost completely cooked through, add the sauce and seasonings to the pan. Stir and continue to cook until the turkey is completely cooked (when it is no longer pink). Add the spinach (and other veggies) and parmesan and stir until everything is well combined.

  5. Scoop 1/2 cup of the beef mixture into each pepper.

  6. Sprinkle 1 tbs parmesan over each pepper (or another low fat shredded cheese, such as mozzarella).

  7. Bake for 20-30 minutes, or until cheese is melted, and lightly golden brown.

  8. Remove from the oven, let cool, and enjoy!!!

Categories

Beef, Main Dish, Italian, Bake

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 259.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
274
Calories from Fat
82
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.1g
14%
Saturated Fat
3.6g
18%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
75mg
25%
Sodium
499mg
21%
Potassium
792mg
23%
Total Carbohydrates
18.2g
6%
Dietary Fiber
4.1g
16%
Sugars
11.1g
Protein
28.4g
Vitamin A 51% Vitamin C 134%
Calcium 12% Iron 21%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • High in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • High in vitamin B12
  • Very high in vitamin C
  • High in zinc
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