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    Western Stuffed Bell Peppers

    Western Stuffed Bell Peppers. Photo by Darla Emerson

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    1 hr 20 mins

    20 mins

    1 hr

    True Texas's Note:

    From a cookbook called Steppingstone Cookery.

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    1. 1
      In a large kettle, cook beef, green pepper, garlic, salt, and pepper until beef is browned; drain. Add Ro-Tel, tomatoes, tomato sauce, water, and cumin.
    2. 2
      Simmer uncovered, for 10 minutes. Stir in rice; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat; cover and let stand 5 minutes.
    3. 3
      Remove tops and seeds from the peppers; cut in halves lengthwise. Place in a large pot of boiling water; boil for 4 minutes. Drain peppers and stuff with meat mixture. Place any remaining meat mixture in an ungreased 9x13x2 inch baking dish; top with stuffed peppers, pressing down gently.
    4. 4
      Cover and bake at 350 for 1 hour.
    5. 5
      In a saucepan, heat remaining Ro-Tel and cheese, stirring until cheese is melted. Serve over peppers.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 12, 2007


      I made this recipe for Pick~A~Chef Fall '07. My DH said it was a 5 star recipe. The only thing I wasn't sure about, was the water. I thought maybe it was to cook the rice and since it call for cooked rice, I left out the water.

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    Nutritional Facts for Western Stuffed Bell Peppers

    Serving Size: 1 (638 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 680.7
    Calories from Fat 346
    Total Fat 38.5 g
    Saturated Fat 19.8 g
    Cholesterol 131.5 mg
    Sodium 2011.8 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 41.9 g
    Dietary Fiber 3.2 g
    Sugars 6.3 g
    Protein 41.9 g

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