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Simple Stuffed Peppers

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Simple Stuffed Peppers
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  • Makes: 4 Servings

These simple stuffed peppers are fun and flavorful. Use yellow, red, green, and orange peppers for a colorful dish.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup brown rice, uncooked
  • 1 can black beans, unsalted (15 ounces)
  • 1 black beans, unsalted (15 ounces)
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded (reduced fat)
  • 1 cup tomato, sliced
  • 1 salsa
  • salt (to taste, optional)

Directions

1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.

2. Cook brown rice according to package directions.

3. Wash the peppers under running water.

4. Cut the tops off the peppers and spoon out the seeds.

5. Drain and rinse the black beans.

6. Combine the beans, rice, salsa and salt (optional).

7. Spoon about 3 Tablespoons of the mixture into the bottom of each pepper.

8. Place a slice of tomato on top of the mixture and sprinkle with 2 tablespoons of cheese.

9. Repeat steps 7 and 8 to fill the pepper completely but do not top with cheese.

10. Bake peppers for 30 minutes, top each with 2 Tablespoons of cheese and continue baking for 15 minutes more.

Notes

Green bell peppers used for nutritional analysis and costing purposes.

Learn more about:

Source: ONIE Project - Oklahoma Nutrition Information and Education. Simple Healthy Recipes.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 357
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 6 mg
Sodium 599 mg
Carbohydrates 63 g
Dietary Fiber 13 g
Total Sugars 6 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 19 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 191 mg
Iron 3 mg
Potassium 788 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 357
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 6 mg
Carbohydrates 63 g
Dietary Fiber 13 g
Total Sugars 6 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 19 g
Minerals
Calcium 191 mg
Potassium 788 mg
Sodium 599 mg
Copper 490 mcg
Iron 3 mg
Magnesium 129 mg
Phosphorus 423 mg
Selenium 21 mcg
Zinc 2 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 66 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 1 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 109 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 2 mg
Vitamin K 19 mcg
Folate 98 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 4 mg
Choline 55 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

MyPlate Food Groups
Vegetables
2 cups
Grains
1 1/2 ounces
Protein Foods
2 1/2 ounces
Dairy
1/3 cups

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