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Vegetable Stuffed Peppers

Nutritional Information
Serving Size: 1 stuffed pepper
Amount Per Serving
Calories: 260
  • Total Fat: 7g
  • Sodium: 120mg
  • Total Carbs: 39g
  • Fiber: 7g
  • Protein: 11g

Recipe courtesy of the Michigan Bean Board, www.michiganbean.org

Use red, yellow and green peppers for added color and variety.

Makes 6 servings

Ingredients
  • 1 15-ounce can, rinsed and drained, or 1 3/4 cups cooked dry-packaged pinto beans
  • 6 green bell peppers
  • 3 cups corn
  • 3/4 cup cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1/2 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup minced onion
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, minced
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
Preparation
  1. Preheat oven at 375 degrees.
  2. Cut off tops of green peppers, leaving a hole of about 2 inches in diameter and remove seeds and inner ribs.
  3. Immerse peppers in boiling water, and cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Remove peppers and place upside down on paper towels. Drain and cool. In a medium size bowl, combine remaining ingredients and mix well. Place 2 cups of filling in each pepper.
  5. Put filled peppers (filled side up) in a baking dish. Pour a little water into dish. Bake peppers for 20 minutes.