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Mexican Beef and Bean-Stuffed Peppers Recipe

Looking for an easy Mexican Beef and Bean-Stuffed Peppers recipe? Learn how to make Mexican Beef and Bean-Stuffed Peppers using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by chasbiv

Makes 8 servings



From Fiberone.com http://www.fiberone.com/Recipes/RecipeView.aspx?rid=38492&cid=407

Recipe Ingredients for Mexican Beef and Bean-Stuffed Peppers

1 1/2 cups Fiber OneŽ original bran cereal
1 can (15 oz) tomato puree
4 medium bell peppers
1 portion extra-lean (at least 90%) .5 lb ground beef
1 medium onion, finely chopped (1/2 cup)
1 cup kidney beans, drained, rinsed 8OZ
4 oz chopped green chilies undrained
2 teaspoons chili powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 cup shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese, if desired

Recipe Directions for Mexican Beef and Bean-Stuffed Peppers

  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Place cereal in resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag and crush with rolling pin or meat mallet (or crush in food processor). In medium bowl, mix cereal and tomato puree; let stand 5 minutes.

  2. Cut bell peppers lengthwise in half. Remove seeds and membranes. Place peppers, cut sides up, in ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish.

  3. In 10-inch skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in cereal mixture and remaining ingredients except cheese. Divide beef mixture evenly among peppers.

  4. Cover; bake 40 to 45 minutes or until peppers are tender. Sprinkle each pepper half with 1 1/2 teaspoons cheese; let stand 5 minutes.

  5. High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): Bake 50 to 55 minutes.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 257.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
181
Calories from Fat
41
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.6g
7%
Saturated Fat
1.7g
8%
Trans Fat
0.1g
Cholesterol
21mg
7%
Sodium
233mg
10%
Potassium
766mg
22%
Total Carbohydrates
29.6g
10%
Dietary Fiber
11.1g
44%
Sugars
8.6g
Protein
11.6g
Vitamin A 53% Vitamin C 151%
Calcium 12% Iron 28%
* 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
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in niacin
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  • High in zinc
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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