Green Bell Peppers
Makes: 4 Servings

These tasty stuffed peppers make a delicious and filling entree. Use brown rice to increase your whole grains.

Ingredients

  • 4 green pepper (large, washed)
  • 1 pound turkey, ground, 85% lean
  • 1 cup rice, uncooked
  • 1/2 cup onion (peeled and chopped)
  • 1 1/2 cup tomato sauce, unsalted
  • ground black pepper (to taste)
Serving Size: 1 Stuffed Pepper
 
NutrientsAmount
Calories461
Total Fat15 g
Saturated Fat4 g
Cholesterol84 mg
Sodium100 mg
Total Carbohydrate55 g
Dietary Fiber5 g
Total Sugars10 g
Added Sugars included6 g
Protein26 g
Vitamin D0 mcg
Calcium97 mg
Iron4 mg
Potassium868 mg

Directions

  1. Cut around the stem of the green peppers. Remove the seeds and the pulpy part of the peppers.
  2. Wash, and then cook green peppers in boiling water for five minutes. Drain well.
  3. In saucepan, brown turkey. Add rice, onion, 1/2 cup tomato sauce and black pepper.
  4. Stuff each pepper with the mixture and place in casserole dish.
  5. Pour the remaining tomato sauce over the green peppers.
  6. Cover and bake for 30 minutes at 350 degrees.

Source: choosemyplate.gov recipe/stuffed green peppers

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