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Stuffed Green Peppers

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  Long grain brown rice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Stone-Buhr)
  Salt 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Green peppers 8 Medium
  Ground beef chuck 1 Pound
  Onion 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), minced
  Tomato sauce 8 Ounce
  Salt 1 Teaspoon

Place rice in saucepan with 1 1/2 c. (375 mL) water.
Add salt and bring to a boil.
Cover and simmer until rice is tender and until all the water has been absorbed, about 40 minutes.
Cut off and reserve tops of green peppers: scoop out and discard seeds.
Place peppers upright in a baking dish.
Mix together beef, onion, tomato sauce, salt and cooked rice.
Stuff green peppers and replace tops.
Pour 1/2 c. (125 mL) water in bottom of baking dish and bake in a 350° (175°C) oven for about 1 hour.

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 222 Calories from Fat 101

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g17.2%

Saturated Fat 5.2 g25.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 35 mg11.7%

Sodium 317.5 mg13.2%

Total Carbohydrates 19 g6.3%

Dietary Fiber 3.5 g14%

Sugars 5.5 g

Protein 13 g25.3%

Vitamin A 14.1% Vitamin C 208%

Calcium 2.3% Iron 7.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Stuffed Green Peppers Recipe