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Mexican Stuffed Peppers

Cream cheese and sausage stuffed hot peppers.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Split peppers down the middle and remove the seeds, do not cut through both sides. You may consider steaming peppers for 10 minutes.
  2. Cook over medium heat both sausages with onions until brown.
  3. Mix cream cheese and 3/4 of the cheddar cheese into sausage mixture.
  4. Place peppers in baking pan. Stuff peppers with the sausage mixture.
  5. Pour tomato sauce over peppers.
  6. Bake at 325 °F (160 °C) for 30 minutes.
  7. Sprinkle rest of cheese on peppers and then bake for additional 10 minutes.
  8. Serve with sour cream if desired.
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Low carb, could make lower points using less sausage and fat free cream cheese
If you ensure that you are using a no sugar added tomato sauce, and cut down on the sausages. One serving of sausage a day would be ideal. Use low fat or 2 percent cheese and it would fit into the SBD phase 1.
30 Apr 09 by member: ItsnotaSECRET

     
 

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Nutrition summary:

There are 736 calories in 1 serving of Mexican Stuffed Peppers.
Calorie break-down: 75% fat, 5% carbs, 20% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 550
Calories 736
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 61.1g 94%
  Saturated Fat 28.385g 142%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 5.024g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 23.989g  
Cholesterol 166mg 55%
Sodium 1421mg 59%
Potassium 743mg  
Total Carbohydrate 9.54g 3%
  Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
  Sugars 3.41g  
Protein 36.59g  
 
Vitamin A 24% Vitamin C 104%
Calcium 36% Iron 15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
37%
of RDI*
(736 calories)
37% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (5%)
 
Fat (75%)
 
Protein (20%)
Carbohydrates, 9.54g (5%) Fat, 61.1g (75%) Protein, 36.59g (20%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories