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Vegetarian Mexican Inspired Stuffed Peppers

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Vegetarian Mexican Inspired Stuffed Peppers

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 652 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp sea salt
  • 4 bell peppers large, tops, seeds, and membranes removed
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 c onions 1 onion, small, chopped
  • 2 c white rice cooked
  • 15 oz canned black beans 1 can, drained and rinsed
  • 14.5 oz diced tomatoes with green chilies 1 can
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • 0.50 tsp cumin ground
  • 1 c cheddar cheese Mexican cheese blend, shredded

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  2. Bring a large pot of water and 1 tablespoon salt to a boil; cook green bell peppers in the boiling water until slightly softened, 3 to 4 minutes. Drain.
  3. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat; cook and stir onion in the hot oil until softened and transparent, 5 to 10 minutes.
  4. Mix rice, black beans, tomatoes, and cooked onion in a large bowl. Add chili powder, garlic salt, cumin, 1/2 teaspoon salt; stir until evenly mixed.
  5. Fold 1 1/2 cups Mexican cheese blend into rice mixture. Spoon rice mixture into each bell pepper; arrange peppers in 9x9-inch baking dish.
  6. Sprinkle peppers with remaining Mexican cheese blend.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven until cheese is melted and bubbling, about 30 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
Vegetarian Mexican Inspired Stuffed Peppers
Amount Per Serving
Calories 652 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 22%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 29mg 10%
Sodium 2941mg 123%
Potassium 977mg 28%
Total Carbohydrates 107g 36%
Dietary Fiber 12g 48%
Sugars 9g
Protein 22g 44%
Vitamin A 86.6%
Vitamin C 202.8%
Calcium 31.6%
Iron 26.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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