Best Southwestern Stuffed Peppers

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Jul. 24, 2011


Vegetable broth 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Butter 1 Tablespoon
White rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Mild chili peppers/Cubanelle italian peppers 2 (Long Red / Green Variety)
Extra virgin olive oil 1 Tablespoon , once around the pan
Onion 1 Small , chopped
Frozen peas 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Taco sauce 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Mild / Medium)
Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
Chopped parsley 2 Tablespoon (For Garnish)
Scallions 2 , thinly sliced (For Garnish)
Salt To Taste



1. Preheat a grill pan over high heat.


2. In a small covered pot Bring 2 cups vegetable broth and butter to a boil.

3. Adding rice reduce heat to low and cook for about 18 to 20 minutes such that rice is tender and liquid absorbed.

4. Splitting peppers lengthwise remove seeds, leaving stems intact.

5. On hot grill pan grill peppers for 3 to 5 minutes on each side.

6. Remove from grill and let them cool.

7. In a medium skillet over moderate heat, saute onion in olive oil for 2 or 3 minutes.

8. To the pan add cooked rice, stir in peas and taco sauce and season with salt and pepper.

9. With seasoned rice load up pepper halves, place on serving dish and top with chopped cilantro or parsley and scallions.


10. To serve on serving plates pile any extra rice, nesting the stuffed peppers within.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 305Calories from Fat 66

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10.8%

Saturated Fat 2 g10%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 876 mg36.5%

Total Carbohydrates 52 g17.3%

Dietary Fiber 6 g24%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 6 g12%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet