Bean and Rice Stuffed Peppers

Title: Bean and Rice Stuffed Peppers
Categories: None
Yield: 6 Servings

6 md Sweet red, yellow, or orange
-peppers
1 1/2 c Cooked long grain rice (no
-salt or fat)
1/2 c Chopped onion
1 cn (15 oz) red kidney beans,
-rinsed and drained
1 cn (14 1/2 oz) no salt-added
-stewed tomatoes, undrained
1 cn (4 oz) chopped green
-chilies, drained (to taste,
-the little ones don’t like
-it so hot)
1 ts Chili powder
1 1/2 c Shredded ff sharp cheddar
-cheese, divided

(Cook Healthy Cook Quick) Prep time: 20 min Cook time: 30 min

Cut tops off peppers and remove seeds. Cook tops and bottoms of peppers in
boiling water 5 min. Drain peppers, set aside. Combine rice and next 5
ingredients in a medium bowl. Stir in 1 c. cheese. Spoon mixture evenly
into peppers, and replace pepper tops. place peppers in a 11x7x2 baking
dish. Add hot water to dish to a depth of 1/2 inch. Bake uncovered, at 350
degrees F for 25 min. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake additional 5 min
or until cheese melts. Serves 6.

Posted by Michelle Dick, FATFREE listowner, while list was down.

From: Alex & Jen

Date: Thu, 10 Oct 96 08:36:30 PDT