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Stuffed Green Peppers Recipe

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


Submitted by hbuttrick

Makes 4 servings



Stuffed Green sweet peppers that are a little healthier than usual.

Recipe Ingredients for Stuffed Green Peppers

4 small green sweet peppers
1 salt (optional)
12 ounces extra lean ground beef
1/3 cup chopped onion
1 cup water
1/3 cup long grain rice
1 tablespoon Worchestershire sauce
1 tablespoon basil
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 medium tomatoes, peeled and chopped
1/4 cup shredded monterey jack cheese

Recipe Directions for Stuffed Green Peppers

  1. Cut tops off sweet peppers; remove seeds and membranes. Immerse sweet peppers in poiling water for 3 minutes. If desired, sprinkle insides with salt. Inver on paper towel to drain

  2. In a large skillet cook meat and onion until meat i s brown and onion is tender. Drain off fat. Stir in the water, uncooked rice, Worcestershire, basil, the 1/4 teaspoon salt, and black pepper. Bring to boiling, reduce heat. Simmer, covered for 15-18 minutes or until rice is tender. Stir in tomatoes and any fresh herb

  3. Spoon meat mixture into sweet peppers. Place in a square baking dish, with any remaining meat mixture. Bake, uncovered, 375 oven for 15-20 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with chhese.

Categories

Beef, Main Dish, American, Bake

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 316.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
270
Calories from Fat
73
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.1g
12%
Saturated Fat
3.9g
19%
Trans Fat
0.1g
Cholesterol
71mg
24%
Sodium
335mg
14%
Potassium
639mg
18%
Total Carbohydrates
21.0g
7%
Dietary Fiber
2.7g
11%
Sugars
5.9g
Protein
26.6g
Vitamin A 58% Vitamin C 172%
Calcium 8% 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 selenium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • High in vitamin B12
  • Very high in vitamin C
  • High in zinc
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