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Tomatoes Stuffed With Rice And Black Eyed Peas

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  Hot italian sausage/Sweet italian sausage 8 Ounce, casings removed
  Red onion 1 Medium, finely chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Frozen black eyed peas 10 Ounce, unthawed (1 Package)
  Long grain white rice 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Tomatoes 2 Pound (4 Large Sized)
  Carrots 3 Medium, peeled and coarsely shredded
  Minced fresh parsley/Minced fresh basil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon

ln a medium-size saucepan over moderate heat, saute the sausage, onion, and garlic for 8 minutes, crumbling the meat as it cooks.
With a slotted spoon, transfer the mixture to paper toweling.
Pour off all the drippings.
Add the water and peas to the saucepan, cover, and bring to a boil over moderate heat.
Adjust the heat so that the water bubbles gently and simmer for 10 minutes.
Stir in the rice and salt, cover, and simmer 20 minutes more.
Mean while, cut the tops off the tomatoes and discard, then hollow out the tomatoes with a large spoon and discard the pulp.
Invert the shells on paper toweling to drain.
When the rice is done, stir in the sausage mixture, carrots, pars ley, oil, and lemon juice.
Let cool, then fill each tomato with 1/2 cup of the mixture.
Place the remaining rice mixture in a bowl and serve on the side.

Recipe Summary

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2484 Calories from Fat 621

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 71 g109%

Saturated Fat 13.6 g67.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 125 mg41.7%

Sodium 2614.3 mg108.9%

Total Carbohydrates 351 g117%

Dietary Fiber 50.6 g202.3%

Sugars 39.7 g

Protein 126 g252.9%

Vitamin A 802.4% Vitamin C 295.6%

Calcium 56.5% Iron 186.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Tomatoes Stuffed With Rice And Black Eyed Peas Recipe