Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe

Looking for an easy Stuffed Bell Peppers recipe? Learn how to make Stuffed Bell Peppers using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by summer_lover

Makes 8 servings



Super filling meal, if you use only 4 peppers. Use six and serve with some steamed veggies and a roll. You can cut back on the salt or omit all together, but The higher salt content is to compensate for the pepper having no seasonings. When you cut into it, the salt from the meat and pepper balance.

Recipe Ingredients for Stuffed Bell Peppers

1 pound extra lean ground beef
1/2 cup green onion, chopped
10 oz mushrooms, roughly chopped
1 tablespoon garlic, chopped
1 tablespoons olive oil
3 teaspoons salt
1 tablespoon pepper
1 tsp anise seed, optional but recommended
2 1/2 cups wild rice, cooked
1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
4 sweet peppers, large bell pepper any color sliced in half lengthwise

Recipe Directions for Stuffed Bell Peppers

  1. Preheat oven to 375. Heat olive oil in large skillet on medium high heat. Add garlic and stir until slightly softened. Add green onion. Stir until soft, and turning clear. Add rough chopped mushrooms, turn heat to low and simmer until most of the moisture is out of the mushrooms. Add ground beef and all seasonings. Cook until done.

  2. Add cooked wild rice, to meat mixture and stir well. Turn off heat and add cilantro.

  3. Slice bell peppers in half lengthwise. Stuff bell peppers until filled to the top. Place in shallow baking dish and cover with aluminum foil. Bake until pepper is done to desired softness, about 45 minutes to 1 hour.

Categories

Beef, Main Dish, Bake

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 214.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
323
Calories from Fat
57
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.3g
10%
Saturated Fat
2.1g
11%
Trans Fat
0.1g
Cholesterol
43mg
14%
Sodium
918mg
38%
Potassium
687mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates
43.7g
15%
Dietary Fiber
5.1g
20%
Sugars
4.5g
Protein
24.3g
Vitamin A 39% Vitamin C 131%
Calcium 3% Iron 19%
* 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 vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  • High in zinc
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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