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Smoked Corn Stuffed Pepper

 
Smoked Corn Stuffed Pepper
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These delicious stuffed peppers are packed with goodness. Make this tasty meatless dish for a change.

Yield

8

servings

Prep

15

min

Cook

25

min

Ready

40

min

Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, High Fiber
 

Ingredients

8 large green bell peppers
1 ¼ teaspoons salt
divided
1 teaspoon black pepper
ground
3 cups rice
cooked
15 ounces black beans
drained and rinsed
11 ounces corn
canned, mexican style, drained
1 medium onions
chopped
1 cup walnuts
chopped
4 ounces hot chili peppers
green, chopped
½ teaspoon liquid smoke
*
½ teaspoon cumin
ground
2 ounces monterey jack cheese
shredded, jalapeno pepper flavor

Directions

Cut a thin slice from stem end of each pepper; remove seeds and membranes; rinse.

Cook peppers 5 minutes in enough boiling water to cover; drain.

Season inside of peppers with 1 teaspoon salt and black pepper; set aside.

Combine rice, beans, corn, onion, walnuts, chiles, liquid smoke, cumin and remaining ¼ teaspoon salt.

Spoon 1 cup rice mixture into each pepper; stand upright in 13 x 9-inch baking pan.

Cover pan with foil; bake at 350℉ (180℃). for 20 minutes.

Remove cover, sprinkle peppers with cheese.

Cook an additional 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Garnish with jalapeno pepper slices.

Microwave Oven Instructions: Cut a thin slice from the stem end of each pepper; remove seeds and membrane and rinse.

Season with 1 teaspoon salt and black pepper; set upside down on a paper towel to drain.

Combine rice, corn, onion, walnuts, chiles, liquid smoke, cumin and ¼ teaspoon salt in 13x9-inch microproof casserole.

Cook on HIGH 2 minutes.

Spoon 1 cup mixture into each pepper; place them back in casserole.

Pour ¼ inch water in bottom of dish.

Cover with vented plastic wrap.

Microwave on MEDIUM (50% power) for 7 minutes.

Uncover and sprinkle cheese on top of each pepper.

Microwave on HIGH 1 minute.

Garnish with jalapeno pepper slices.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 354g (12.5 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 47722% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 3mg 1%
Sodium 617mg 26%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 27%
Dietary Fiber 10g 39%
Sugars g
Protein 31g
Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 246%
Calcium 10% Iron 17%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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