Recipe: Bell peppers stuffed with beef and brown rice


Recipe: Bell peppers stuffed with beef and brown rice

Food Stuffed peppers

Stuffed peppers

Peppers stuffed with a combination of ground beef, brown rice, veggies and spices create a filling dish. Try using red, green, yellow and orange bell peppers for a colorful meal. Enjoy with a side of low-fat cottage cheese and pineapple.

  • 1Prepare peppers

    Cut a circular hole in the tops of the bell peppers. Remove seeds and membrane and set aside.

  • 2Combine filling

    In a large bowl, combine remaining ingredients and stir until completely mixed. Fill the bell peppers with meat mixture.

  • 3Cook

    Place the stuffed bell peppers in large stock pot on stove, with the tops facing up. Add 1-inch water to bottom of pot and cover. Place heat on medium, keeping covered for 30-40 minutes until rice is done. Serve.



Nutrition Facts

Nutrition facts
  • Name Value
  • Calories 277
  • Total Fat 8g
  • Saturated Fat 3g
  • Cholesterol 57mg
  • Sodium 66mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 29g
  • Dietary Fiber 4g
  • Total Sugars 4g
  • Protein 21g
  • Calcium 48 mg
  • Iron 3mg
  • Potassium 588mg

Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Team Nutrition/All rights reserved

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