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Confetti Stuffed Peppers

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Cheese cracker crumbs 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Frozen mixed vegetables with onion sauce 8 Ounce
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Instant cooking rice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Pimento 2 Tablespoon, chopped
  Dried thyme leaf 1⁄4 Teaspoon, crushed
  Green bell pepper 2 , halved lengthwise
Directions

MAKING
1. In a small bowl, add butter/margarine and microwave at HIGH for half a minute until melted; add cracker crumbs to it and set aside
2. In a one and a half quart casserole, mix the frozen vegetables, milk and a tablespoon of butter, cover and microwave for six minutes at HIGH
3. At halftime (after three minutes), add in sauce; add rice, pimento and thyme when vegetables turn tender; let it stand for five minutes with the lid on
4. In an 8", square baking dish, place the peppers, with the cut side down, cover with vented plastic film adn microwave at HIGH for five minutes
5. Turn the peppers cut side up, drain the juices and add creamed vegetables into them; cover in vented plastic film and microwave again at HIGH for four minutes until peppers are crisp-tender and the filling heated through

SERVING
6. Sprinkle with the buttered cracker crumbs and serve

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Dish: 
Stuffing
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pepper
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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