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Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe

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


Submitted by rctsnell

Makes 6 servings



Prep Time:30 MinCook Time:45 MinReady In:1 Hr 30 Min

Recipe Ingredients for Stuffed Bell Peppers

2 cups water
1 cup uncooked white rice
3 large green bell peppers, halved and seeded
1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
1 onion, diced
1 garlic powder to taste
1 salt to taste
1 ground black pepper to taste
15 ounce tomato sauce
2 cups finely shredded mozzarella cheese

Recipe Directions for Stuffed Bell Peppers

  1. Directions

  2. In a medium saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add rice and stir. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.

  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  4. Place green bell peppers in a medium saucepan with enough water to cover. Bring to a boil and cook for 10 minutes. Remove peppers from the water and set aside in a 9x13 inch baking dish.

  5. In a large saucepan over medium heat, brown the ground beef; drain. Return to heat and mix in onion, cooked rice, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Pour in tomato sauce and mix thoroughly. Let simmer for about 10 minutes. Remove from heat.

  6. Spoon the meat mixture onto each half of the green peppers. Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes or until mixture begins to turn golden brown.

  7. Sprinkle mozzarella cheese over the top of each stuffed pepper. Return to t

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 432.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
487
Calories from Fat
137
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.2g
23%
Saturated Fat
7.6g
38%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
121mg
40%
Sodium
680mg
28%
Potassium
964mg
28%
Total Carbohydrates
36.6g
12%
Dietary Fiber
3.5g
14%
Sugars
7.5g
Protein
48.4g
Vitamin A 60% Vitamin C 185%
Calcium 32% Iron 36%
* 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 phosphorus
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B12
  • Very high in vitamin C
  • High in zinc
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