Stuffed Green Peppers
|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|
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.
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