Slow-Cooker Couscous-Stuffed Peppers (Cooking for 2)

Slow-Cooker Couscous-Stuffed Peppers (Cooking for 2)

Busy schedule? Now you can have just the right amount ready to serve two with the help of your slow cooker.

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Reynolds™ Slow Cooker Liners
large bell peppers
pound ground beef
cup chopped onion
small clove garlic, finely chopped
can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
teaspoon salt
teaspoon ground cumin
teaspoon ground cinnamon
Dash of ground red pepper (cayenne)
cup uncooked couscous
cup water
Pine nuts, if desired
Fresh cilantro, if desired
  1. Place Reynolds™ Slow Cooker Liners inside a 5- to 6 1/2 -qt slow cooker bowl. Make sure that liner fits snugly against the bottom and sides of bowl and pull the top of the liner over rim of bowl.
  2. Cut thin slice from stem end of each bell pepper to remove top of pepper. Remove seeds and membranes; rinse peppers.
  3. In 10-inch skillet, cook beef, onion and garlic over medium heat about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is brown; drain. Stir in tomato sauce, salt, cumin, cinnamon and red pepper. Stir in couscous. Divide beef mixture evenly among peppers.
  4. Pour water into lined slow cooker; stand peppers upright in cooker.
  5. Cover and cook on low heat setting 4 to 6 hours or until peppers are tender. Garnish with pine nuts and cilantro.
Makes 2 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Serve food directly from the lined slow cooker. Once your slow cooker cools, remove the liner and throw away for easy clean up.
Serve With
Serve with flatbread and grape clusters.
Did You Know
Cumin offers a strongly fragrant and slightly smoky flavor.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 300
    • (Calories from Fat 80),
  • Total Fat 9g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,),
  • Cholesterol 30mg;
  • Sodium 870mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 43g
    • (Dietary Fiber 6g,
  • Protein 17g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 2 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 1 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.