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    Healthy Unstuffed Bell Peppers (Tex-Mex Style)

    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    35 mins

    15 mins

    20 mins

    CHRISSYG's Note:

    Take your favorite Stuffed Peppers recipe, take out fat, replace with spice and flavor. This is easy and delicious and it's good for 'ya!

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 400* Farenheit.
    2. 2
      Combine rice and water in a medium pot, set on high, bring to a boil, reduce heat to a simmer (set your timer for 15 minutes).
    3. 3
      Cut peppers into quarters and remove seeds. Place on a microwave safe plate and cook on high in microwave about 3 minutes (depending on your microwave) till just tender. set aside.
    4. 4
      Place ground turkey in hot high sided frying pan and begin to brown, breaking up to smaller pieces while cooking.
    5. 5
      Once the turkey is cooked through, add onions, peppers and spices. Continue to cook om medium-high till onions are tender, add the stewed tomatoes, breaking up large pieces with your hands.Stir to combine with the turkey/onion/spice mixture, reduce heat.
    6. 6
      Stir in cooked brown rice.
    7. 7
      Place the green peppers on the bottom of a casserole (or lasagna pan).
    8. 8
      pour meat mixture over top, even out with a spoon and top with shredded cheese.
    9. 9
      Place in oven and bake till cheese is just melted (about 5 minutes)
    10. 10
      (very good served with salsa and/or reduced fat sour cream on the side).

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    Nutritional Facts for Healthy Unstuffed Bell Peppers (Tex-Mex Style)

    Serving Size: 1 (340 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 273.6
     
    Calories from Fat 69
    25%
    Total Fat 7.7 g
    11%
    Saturated Fat 1.9 g
    9%
    Cholesterol 59.7 mg
    19%
    Sodium 242.3 mg
    10%
    Total Carbohydrate 34.4 g
    11%
    Dietary Fiber 3.7 g
    14%
    Sugars 5.8 g
    23%
    Protein 17.3 g
    34%

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    barbecue seasoning

    KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Cheddar Cheese

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