Who Has Time To Stuff Peppers? Not Me! Try Easy Stuffed Bell Pepper Casserole
This easy stuffed bell peppers recipe will win you over! I love stuffed peppers but I sure don’t have time to individually stuff them! So, I turned my favorite recipe into a Stuffed Bell Peppers Casserole. Talk about good! This Stuffed Pepper Casserole recipe is from Eating Well To Fight Arthritis cookbook. This easy Stuffed Pepper Casserole has all the yummy components of the classic recipe such as ground beef, rice, and peppers. Best of all, it is one of my healthy easy recipes for a quick dinner. Did you know that bell peppers are full of antioxidants?
Stuffed Bell Pepper Casserole From Anti-inflammatory Recipes Chapter
Eating Well To Fight Arthritis includes an Anti-Inflammatory Chapter with recipes loaded with Vitamin C. Did you know bell peppers are a great source of Vitamin C and red peppers have the most Vitamin C. I love to buy an assortment of colored peppers for recipes but now I know I’m getting a bang for my buck when it comes to nutrition.
Keep Stuffed Bell Pepper Casserole healthy with ground sirloin as your choice of meat. Meats ending in “loin” or “round” or your leanest cuts. I said easy and instant rice keeps the recipe quick cooking. Take advantage of buying pre-chopped peppers and your job is done. Easy stuffed bell peppers casserole turns a time consuming dish into a quick favorite!
Take Advantage of Convenience Ingredients for Easy Stuffed Bell Peppers recipe
I believe in time savers in the kitchen, and I take advantage of precut ingredients. OK, I admit coring a bell pepper is a pain and I buy strips of assorted peppers for a short cut. A variety of colored bell peppers makes a difference and I think they add more flavor and pizzazz. As I have told you, time saver convenience items are great to help you cook easier. With instant rice, pre-chopped peppers, this easy Stuffed Bell Peppers Casserole whips up quickly for a delicious healthy dinner.
Stuffed Pepper Bake from Eating Well To Fight Arthritis
Who has time to stuff peppers? That’s why I love my stuffed bell pepper casserole because this healthy easy recipe includes all the components and essence of a stuffed pepper combined in a simple, colorful, delectable dish. Wact
1 pound ground sirloin
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 1/2 cups chopped red, green and yellow peppers
1 teaspoon minced garlic
Salt and pepper to taste
1 (14 1/2-ounce) can fired-roasted diced tomatoes
1 1/2 cups instant rice, uncooked (try brown rice)
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1 1/3 cups shredded reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese, divided
1 (15-ounce) can tomato sauce
1. Preheat oven 375°F. Coat 13x9x2-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
2. In large nonstick skillet, cook meat, onion, peppers and garlic 7-10 minutes or until meat browned. Drain excess fat and season to taste. Stir in tomatoes, uncooked rice, Worcestershire sauce, basil and oregano.
3. Remove from heat, add 2/3 cup cheese, stirring to combine. Transfer to prepared dish. Spread with tomato sauce. Bake 20-25 minutes, uncovered, or until rice cooked. Sprinkle with remaining cheese and return to oven 5 minutes or until cheese melted.
Terrific Tidbit: Use no-salt tomato sauce to lower sodium.
Nutrition Nugget: Move over orange juice. 1 cup of bell pepper provides 200% of your daily recommendation of vitamin C.
Nutritional info per serving: Calories 230, Calories from Fat 27%, Fat 7g, Saturated Fat 3g, Cholesterol 42mg, Sodium 632mg, Carbohydrates 21g, Dietary Fiber 2g, Total Sugars 4g, Protein 20g, Dietary Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable, 2 1/2 lean meat
LOVE Recipes with Peppers
Try this Shrimp and Peppers over Cheese Grits from Eating Well To Fight Arthritis for another nutrient-rich, anti-inflammatory bell pepper recipe. These are great arthritis diet recipes that will quickly become some of your favorites. In fact, I will be making the Shrimp and Peppers over Cheese Grits on my upcoming The 700 Club, CBN appearance!
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