Vegetarian Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe

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


Submitted by elise1432

Makes 6 servings



Goat Cheese optional for vegan dish

Recipe Ingredients for Vegetarian Stuffed Bell Peppers

3 Red Bell Peppers, cut in half lengthwise
3/4 cup Couscous
3/4 cup low sodium vegetable broth
1 tbsn country crock
3/4 cup Onion, chopped
3/4 cup Carrots, chopped
1/2 cup Celery, Chopped
1/3 cup Pinenuts
1/4 cup Bell Peppers, Mini Sweet, Chopped
3/4 cup Zucchini, Chopped
1 Tbsn Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 Tbsn Tomato Paste
6 oz Vegetable Juice
1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
1/8 tsp garlic powder
1/8 tsp oregano
1/8 tsp dried basil
1 Salt and Pepper, to taste

Recipe Directions for Vegetarian Stuffed Bell Peppers

  1. Preheat oven to 350.

  2. Cook couscous according to cooking directions using veggie broth and margerine instead of water and butter.

  3. Saute onion, celery, carrots in olive oil until onion is translucent. Salt & pepper to taste.

  4. Stir pinenuts into couscous and then stir couscous into cooked veggies. Add zucchini & mini bell peppers to couscous mixture. Spray a casserole dish with cooking spray and place bell pepper halves open side up in dish. Pack mixture into halved red bell peppers.

  5. Make tomato sauce by mixing tomato paste through dried basil. Drizzle sauce on stuffed peppers.

  6. Place peppers in the oven for 30 mins. Serve.

Categories

Pasta, Vegetables, Main Dish, Bake, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 209.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
197
Calories from Fat
62
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.9g
11%
Saturated Fat
1.5g
8%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
166mg
7%
Potassium
382mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
28.4g
9%
Dietary Fiber
4.6g
18%
Sugars
6.0g
Protein
5.1g
Vitamin A 99% Vitamin C 157%
Calcium 5% Iron 6%
* 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
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
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