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EASY STUFFED BELL PEPPERS

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Ingredients:

  • 2 Tbsp Extra-virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 Medium Onion diced
  • 2-3 Garlic Cloves minced
  • 1 lb Lean Ground Beef
  •  Cup Cooked Brown Rice
  • 1 14.5 oz Can Diced Tomatoes
  • 1 Tbsp Tomato Paste
  • 1 Tsp Dried Oregano
  • 1 Tbsp Smoked Paprika
  • Kosher salt and pepper, to taste
  • 7 Large Bell Peppers top and core removed
  • 1 Cup Shredded Cheddar Jack Cheese
  • Freshly chopped parsley, for garnish

Instructions:

  • Preheat your oven to 375F and place the peppers cut side up into a baking dish or a rimmed tray.
  • Heat oil in a large pan over medium heat. Sauté onion until softens, then stir in garlic and cook for about 1 minute more.
  • Add ground beef and cook until no longer pink, breaking up meat with a wooden spoon, for 5-6 minutes. Stir in cooked brown rice, diced tomatoes, tomato paste, oregano, and smoked paprika.
  • Cook until sauce is slightly reduced, about 4-5 minutes. Taste and season with salt and pepper as needed.
  • Stuff each pepper with beef mixture and bake until peppers are mostly tender. About 10-12 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with cheese and bake for 5-7 minutes more. Garnish with fresh chopped parsley before serving. Enjoy!

Nutrition:

Calories: 262kcal
 | Carbohydrates: 23g
 | Protein: 21g
 | Fat: 9g
 | Saturated Fat: 3g
 | Cholesterol: 44mg
 | Sodium: 168mg
Potassium: 683mg
Fiber: 5g
Sugar: 8g
Vitamin A: 5696IU
 | Vitamin C: 211mg
Calcium: 98mg
Iron: 3mg

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