Stuffed Peppers Recipe

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


Submitted by carriethornley

Makes 8 servings



Stuffed peppers any bell pepper works I prefer red as they are sweeter. Serve with a salad.

Recipe Ingredients for Stuffed Peppers

8 large (2-1/4 per lb, approx 3-3/4" long, 3" dia) Peppers, Sweet, Red
1 1/2 cups Rice, Brown, Medium-grain,uncooked
1 medium raw Onion Red
3 stalks Celery
2 clove Garlic
1 1/2 lbs Beef, Ground, 75% Lean Meat / 25% Fat, Crumbles
1 tsp Sea Salt
1 dash Pepper, Black
1/2 cup, shredded Cheddar Cheese
1 Tomatoes, Red, Ripe

Recipe Directions for Stuffed Peppers

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

  2. Prepare rice according to package directions.

  3. In a skillet over medium heat, saute onions, celery garlic and carrot. Remove vegetables and add the beef to the pan and cook until evenly brown.

  4. Remove and discard the tops, seeds, and membranes of the bell peppers. Arrange peppers in a baking dish with the hollowed sides facing upward. (Slice the bottoms of the peppers if necessary so that they will stand upright.)

  5. In a bowl, mix the browned beef, veggies, cooked rice, can of tomatoes salt, and pepper. Spoon an equal amount of the mixture into each hollowed pepper. Sprinkle cheese over top of prepared peppers.

  6. Bake 1 hour in the preheated oven, or, until the peppers are tender.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 337.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
367
Calories from Fat
168
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
18.7g
29%
Saturated Fat
7.6g
38%
Trans Fat
1.0g
Cholesterol
83mg
28%
Sodium
339mg
14%
Potassium
784mg
22%
Total Carbohydrates
21.1g
7%
Dietary Fiber
4.8g
19%
Sugars
8.5g
Protein
27.0g
Vitamin A 108% Vitamin C 355%
Calcium 11% Iron 18%
* 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 vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • High in vitamin B12
  • Very high in vitamin C
  • High in zinc
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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