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Savory Italian Stuffed Peppers Recipe
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Savory Italian Stuffed Peppers

Italian-seasoned ground beef and brown rice stuffed into colorful bell peppers, topped with fresh mozzarella cheese and baked in tomato sauce for a wonderful one-dish recipe

15
Prep Time
(MINUTES)
1 ¼
Total Time
(HOURS)
4
Servings

Ingredients

  • PAM® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 1 can (8 oz each) Hunt's® Tomato Sauce
  • 1 pkg (8.8 oz each) fully cooked whole grain brown rice
  • 1 can (14.5 oz each) Hunt's® Petite Diced Tomatoes, drained well
  • 3/4 pound extra lean ground beef (95% lean)
  • 1/2 cup Egg Beaters® Original
  • 2 teaspoons dried Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 5 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, chopped and divided
  • 4 large multicolored bell peppers, halved lengthwise, seeds and membrane removed

Nutrition Information

428
Calories
13g
Total Fat
37g
Protein
Serving Size: 4 servings ( 2 halves each)
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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch glass baking dish with cooking spray. Pour tomato sauce into bottom of baking dish; set aside.
  2. Combine rice, drained tomatoes, ground beef, Egg Beaters, Italian seasoning and salt in large bowl. Add half of the cheese and gently combine.
  3. Place about 1/2 cup meat mixture in each half pepper. Place in prepared dish on top of sauce.
  4. Bake 50 to 55 minutes or until filling reaches an internal temperature of 170°F. Evenly divide remaining cheese and place on top of each half pepper. Bake an additional 5 minutes or until cheese melts.
Nutrition Information close
Amount per Serving
Calories 428  
  % Daily Value*
Total fat 13 g 20%
Saturated fat 6 g 28%
Cholesterol 75 MG 25%
Sodium 876 MG 36%
Carbohydrate 38 g 13%
Dietary fiber 6 g 22%
Sugars 12 g
Protein 37 g
Vitamin A   128%
Vitamin C   565%
Calcium   15%
Iron   30%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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