Looking for stuffing dish? Then check out these great peppers stuffed with broccoli, beans and rice recipe – perfect for dinner.
large bell peppers, cut in half lengthwise, seeded
cup uncooked instant brown rice
cup chopped fresh broccoli
tablespoons chopped onion
cup canned red beans, drained, rinsed
cup chunky-style salsa
cup shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese (1 oz)
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
In 8- or 9-inch square microwavable dish, place peppers, cut sides down. Cover dish with plastic wrap, folding back one edge or corner 1/4 inch to vent steam. Microwave on High about 4 minutes or until tender.
Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan, heat water to boiling over high heat. Stir in rice, broccoli and onion; reduce heat to low. Cover; simmer about 10 minutes or until water is absorbed. Stir in beans and salsa.
Spoon hot rice mixture into pepper halves. Place filled sides up in microwavable dish. Sprinkle each pepper half with 1 tablespoon of the cheese. Cover dish with plastic wrap, folding back one edge or corner 1/4 inch to vent steam. Microwave on High about 1 minute or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with cilantro. Let stand 1 to 2 minutes before serving.
Indulge yourself in colorful red, yellow or orange bell peppers instead of green. Not only do they retain their cheerful color, they add more sweetness than green bell peppers do.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- 2 1/2g
- 2 1/2%
- (Saturated Fat
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.