Good-For-You Stuffed Peppers

  • Prep 20 min.
  • Total 50 min.
  • Serves 6
  • Good-For-You Stuffed Peppers
Revive an old-fashioned recipe with new-fashioned sensibilities and enjoy.

POSTED IN: Dinner, Popular, Tomato Sauce

What You'll Need

  • 1/2

    cup uncooked instant brown rice

  • 1

    pound 90% extra lean ground beef

  • 3

    cup

  • 6

    medium green peppers

  • 1

    cup shredded fat free mozzarella cheese (about 4 ounces)

How to Make It

  • 1

    Cook the rice without salt or butter according to the package directions.

  • 2

    Cook the beef in a 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat until it's well browned, stirring often to break up the meat. Pour off any fat. Stir 2 cups of the sauce and the rice in the skillet.

  • 3

    Cut each pepper in half lengthwise. Discard the seeds and white membranes. Place the pepper shells in a 17 x 11-inch roasting pan.

  • 4

    Spoon the beef mixture into the pepper shells. Pour the remaining sauce over the filled peppers. Cover the dish.

  • 5

    Bake at 400° F. for 45 minutes or until the peppers are tender. Top with the cheese. Let stand for 5 minutes or until the cheese is melted.

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