Peppers Stuffed with Broccoli, Beans and Rice

Peppers Stuffed with Broccoli, Beans and Rice

Looking for stuffing dish? Then check out these great peppers stuffed with broccoli, beans and rice recipe – perfect for dinner.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

35

Minutes

Makes

2

servings

2
large bell peppers, cut in half lengthwise, seeded
2/3
cup water
1/2
cup uncooked instant brown rice
1
cup chopped fresh broccoli
2
tablespoons chopped onion
1/2
cup canned red beans, drained, rinsed
1/3
cup chunky-style salsa
1/4
cup shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese (1 oz)
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
Makes 2 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
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:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 250
    • (Calories from Fat 20),
  • Total Fat 2 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 340mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 45g
    • (Dietary Fiber 9g,
    • Sugars 7g),
  • Protein 13g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.