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Nut And Cheese Bell Peppers

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Ingredients
  Mixed shelled nuts 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Such As Peanuts, Cashews, Almonds)
  Salt To Taste
  Cayenne pepper To Taste
  Low fat cream cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), finely chopped
  Ground black pepper To Taste
  Red bell pepper 1 Medium
  Green bell pepper 1 Medium
  Whole wheat toast 4
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Slice ½ inch off the stem ends of red and green peppers.
2. Remove and discard the seeds and piths. Keep peppers aside.

MAKING
3. In a skillet, dry roast the nuts on a medium heat until they are evenly golden brown.
4. Remove onto to paper towels.
5. Sprinkle with salt and cayenne and toss nuts to mix well.
6. When cool chop the nuts and set aside.
7. In a small bowl, add cream cheese and beat until creamy.
8. Stir in the chopped nuts and garlic and season to taste.
9. Spoon this filling into the cleaned peppers, packing them firmly till the rim.
10. Place on a plate, cover with cling film and refrigerate for almost 2 to 3 hours until firm and well chilled.

SERVING
11. Slice the peppers 1 inch thick with a sharp knife.
12. Serve with hot buttered whole-wheat toast if you like.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Greek
Course: 
Appetizer
Dish: 
Stuffing
Ingredient: 
Pepper
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 377 Calories from Fat 191

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g31.6%

Saturated Fat 3.6 g18%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 7 mg2.3%

Sodium 713.3 mg29.7%

Total Carbohydrates 30 g10%

Dietary Fiber 5.1 g20.6%

Sugars 6.7 g

Protein 20 g39.6%

Vitamin A 25.3% Vitamin C 118.6%

Calcium 26.4% Iron 2.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Nut And Cheese Bell Peppers Recipe