Vegetarian Baked Stuffed Red Bell Peppers

READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cook rice in 1-1/2 cups boiling salted water for 35 minutes or until tender.
  • Drain if necessary.
  • Set aside. Cut peppers in half.
  • Remove seeds and white membrane. Parboil peppers in boiling salted water for 5 minutes.
  • Arrange in slightly oiled, shallow 1-1/2 quart baking dish.
  • Melt butter in small skillet. Add onion, celery, and sunflower seeds.
  • Saute until onion is tender.
  • Remove from heat. Stir into rice. Add parsley, eggs, oregano, jalapeno pepper, black pepper, and salt to taste. Fill peppers with mixture. Sprinkle cheese on top.
  • Put about 1/3 cup hot water in bottom of dish.
  • (I use the water used to parboil the peppers.) Bake at 400 F for about 20 minutes.
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