Stuffed Peppers (de)Light

stuffed peppers light

stuffed peppers light

Stuffed Peppers (de)Light

Here’s a simple and light version of stuffed peppers, Serves 2! Use what you have in the fridge!

  • 10 oz fresh ground turkey or ground chicken (1/2 pack)
  • 2 green peppers (or any mild variety)
  • 1/4-1/2 chopped onion (any color, white, yellow, red)
  • 2 cups or 1 small jar of marinara(or pasta sauce)
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan (or white cheese)
  • 2 cups microwavable brown rice

 

  1. Brown the ground meat in a pan over medium high heat.
  2. Combine the chopped onion with browned meat and reduce heat to medium/low.
  3. Heat up the rice in the microwave (follow package instructions).
  4. Add sauce to onion and meat mixture and continue to simmer.
  5. Preheat oven to 375°F
  6. Remove stem of pepper like you would the top of a pumpkin and discard.
  7. Slice a straight line down one side of pepper to the botton to create more of a cup/open face pepper.
  8. Line baking sheet with foil.
  9. Place peppers on sheet, and fill with rice, sauce mixture, then top with cheese.
  10. bake for about 15-20 minutes or until cheese is melted/light gold.
  11. Serve with a knife and fork! Enjoy!


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