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Mexican Beef- and Bean-Stuffed Peppers

Breakfast cereal is the surprise ingredient that keeps these hearty, colorful stuffed peppers low in fat and calories and high in flavor!

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  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups Fiber One™ original bran cereal
2
cups Muir Glen™ organic tomato puree (from 28-oz can)
4
medium bell peppers
1/2
lb extra-lean (at least 90%) ground beef
1
medium onion, finely chopped (1/2 cup)
1
cup Progresso™ red kidney beans (from 19-oz can), drained, rinsed
1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles, undrained
2
teaspoons chili powder
1/2
teaspoon ground cumin
1/4
cup shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese (1 oz), if desired

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Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350ºF. Crush cereal.* In medium bowl, mix cereal and tomato puree; let stand 5 minutes.
  • 2 Cut bell peppers lengthwise in half; remove seeds and membranes. Place peppers, cut sides up, in 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish.
  • 3 In 10-inch skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until beef is brown; drain. Stir in cereal mixture and remaining ingredients except cheese. Divide beef mixture evenly among peppers.
  • 4 Cover; bake 40 to 45 minutes or until peppers are tender. Sprinkle each pepper half with 1/2 tablespoon cheese; let stand 5 minutes.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
105
(
Calories from Fat
35 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 g
4 %
(Saturated Fat
1 g,
1 %
),
Cholesterol
15 mg
15 %;
Sodium
410 mg
410 %;
Total Carbohydrate
26 g
26 %
(Dietary Fiber
9 g
9 %
),
Protein
11 g
11 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
26%;
Vitamin C
60%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
24%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 2 Vegetable;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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