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Yields:
2 servings
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Meal Type:
Main Dishes
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Mexican Rice Stuffed Peppers

Yummy Mexican brown rice stuffed red bell peppers.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Remove tops of pepper and seeds. Slice pepper lengthwise once to create a pocket for the rice.
  2. Toast peppers in toaster oven or broiler until softened to preferred level.
  3. While peppers toast, sauté onion in olive oil until browned.
  4. Add cooked brown rice to the oil and onions and sauté until slightly browned.
  5. Remove peppers from toaster and place rice inside.
  6. Top with green salsa and enjoy!
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I added some browned turkey and chipotle sauce to give the filling a little more flavor for my husband. They were yummy!
These are great, and you can add just about anything you want to them. Personally, I like to add some black beans, onions, and mushrooms. Yum!
02 Feb 11 by member: lmc5238
If I am remembering correctly off the top of my head, rice is 4 points per cup and 1/2 tbsp of oil is 1 1/2 points , so if you round up it is 6 points per serving. 5 if you want to hide the 1/2 point.
01 Feb 08 by member: evelyn64
that recipe can't be 6 points. You dont count the zero point veggies. They are "free" in unlimited quantities (not all veggies..just the zero point ones and all of the above are) You only count per serving 1 c. brown rice and 1/2 T. olive oil.
01 Feb 08 by member: artistalana
That recipe is 6 points :) Enjoy! This with a nice salad would be a perfect combination
30 Jan 08 by member: cmichel99
how many points?
30 Jan 08 by member: Lisa101
Thank you for the delicious recipe! I am a vegetarian and also on WW. I added some mushrooms and it was great. Good luck with your journey : )
27 Jan 08 by member: morgansmom
can add corn
20 Jan 08 by member: Spina

     
 

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Nutrition summary:

There are 378 calories in 1 serving of Mexican Rice Stuffed Peppers.
Calorie break-down: 21% fat, 71% carbs, 9% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 81
Calories 378
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 9g 14%
  Saturated Fat 1.384g 7%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 1.672g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 5.57g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 784mg 33%
Potassium 904mg  
Total Carbohydrate 69.22g 23%
  Dietary Fiber 9g 36%
  Sugars 12.39g  
Protein 8.44g  
 
Vitamin A 164% Vitamin C 779%
Calcium 17% Iron 26%
19%
of RDI*
(378 calories)
19% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (70%)
 
Fat (21%)
 
Protein (9%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories