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Grilled Black Bean- and Rice-Stuffed Peppers

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 6

Grill a veggie bean fiesta and have it on the table in 30 minutes. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1
can (15 oz) Progresso™ black beans, drained, rinsed
3/4
cup cooked white rice
4
medium green onions, sliced (1/4 cup)
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
2
tablespoons lime juice
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1/4
teaspoon salt
3
large bell peppers, cut lengthwise in half, seeds removed
1
plum (Roma) tomato, diced
Additional chopped fresh cilantro, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat. Cut three 18x12-inch pieces heavy-duty foil. Spray with cooking spray.
  • 2
    Mix beans, rice, onions, 1/4 cup cilantro, the oil, lime juice, garlic and salt. Place 2 bell pepper halves on one side of each foil piece. Fill with bean mixture.
  • 3
    Fold foil over peppers so edges meet. Seal edges, making tight 1/2-inch fold; fold again. Allow space on sides for circulation and expansion.
  • 4
    Cover and grill packets over medium heat 15 to 20 minutes or until peppers are tender. Place packets on serving platter. Cut large X across top of each packet; fold back foil. Sprinkle with tomato and additional cilantro.

Expert Tips

  • If you like, sprinkle the cooked peppers with shredded Cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese.
  • Any color bell pepper can be used for this recipe. For fiesta flair, try using a variety of colors.
  • These meatless stuffed bell peppers can be served as a main dish with salad and bread, or they make a nice side dish with pork chops or chicken.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
105mg
4%
Potassium
420mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate
27g
9%
Dietary Fiber
6g
23%
Sugars
4g
Protein
7g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
60%
60%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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