If you are looking for a vegetarian stuffed pepper, this recipe is absolutely amazing.
WHAT YOU NEED:
- 2-4 large green peppers
- 2 cups cooked brown rice
- 1 cup red kidney beans, rinsed
- 1 cup tomato sauce, divided
- 1 cup low-fat shredded cheddar cheese, divided
- 1 tsp cajun seasoning, low sodium
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
Wash peppers, slice in half, remove seeds, and boil for 5 minutes. Remove and let drain.
In a large bowl combine rice, beans, seasoning, 1/2 cup tomato sauce and 1/2 cup cheese.
Stuff peppers and place them in a baking dish sprayed with cooking spray.
Top with remaining sauce and cheese.
Bake for 45 minutes or until peppers are tender. Makes 4 servings.
280 Calories; 3 gm Fat; 3 mg Chol; 578 mg Sodium; 54 g Carb; 7 g Fiber; 12 g Protein