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Prego® Good-For-You Stuffed Peppers

Rated as 4.53 out of 5 Stars

"Good-for-you and really tasty, these peppers stuffed with rice, beef, mozzarella, and Italian sauce are full of zesty flavor. Serve with a green salad for a complete meal."
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Ingredients

1 h 10 m servings 333 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Cook the rice without salt or butter according to the package directions.
  2. Cook the beef in a 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat until the beef is well browned, stirring often. Pour off any fat. Stir 2 cups of the sauce and the rice into the skillet.
  3. Cut each pepper in half lengthwise. Discard the seeds and white membranes. Place the pepper shells in a 17x11-inch roasting pan.
  4. Spoon the beef mixture into the pepper shells. Pour the remaining sauce over the filled peppers. Cover.
  5. Bake at 400 degrees F for 45 minutes or until the peppers are tender. Top with the cheese. Let stand for 5 minutes or until the cheese melts.

Footnotes

  • Serving Suggestion: Serve with a salad of romaine lettuce and cherry tomatoes drizzled with lowfat balsamic vinaigrette. For dessert, serve biscotti with prepared lemon curd for dipping.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 333 calories; 14 g fat; 25.7 g carbohydrates; 25.6 g protein; 56 mg cholesterol; 692 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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The first time I made this, found it to be a little plain. Made it again today but chopped up 1 large red onion and some fresh garlic (were big on both, but anyone could suit it to taste). Brown...

Most helpful critical review

Good starter dish, but very bland. Needs a lot of tweeking....a lot. Will make it again, but will change it up.

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The first time I made this, found it to be a little plain. Made it again today but chopped up 1 large red onion and some fresh garlic (were big on both, but anyone could suit it to taste). Brown...

I thought the recipe was good start but I always add extra stuff to mine. I chopped up onion and fresh garlic and waiters with beef, then with store bought sauce I always add my own stuff, I put...

These turned out wonderful! I skipped the rice and threw in a half coup of oats, also I added two cups of shredded cheddar in the meat mix along with garlic salt. I topped them with at the beg...

These were super easy and tasted good...but i agree with the rest. A bit bland. I added S&P, some onion, and 2 garlic cloves when browning the meat as well as some chili powder and some hot sa...

Very tasty! I used sharp cheddar instead of mozzarella, otherwise I think it would have been a bit bland.

I added some spice. Cooked ground turkey in minced garlic and chili powder. Then added a dash of hot sauce and red cayenne pepper to the sauce. It was not overpowering, but delicious!

My husband raved about this meal to everyone. We loved it and will definitely be making it over and over again!!!

Very good!, I added some Frank Redhot and cajun spices to add some extra flavour. mmm mm good!

These were delicious! My husband absolutely loved them and proclaimed this recipe a keeper. The only thing I did differently was to add about 3 heaping tablespoons of minced garlic into the grou...