Rice & Bean Stuffed Peppers

Serves: 5 | Prep Time: 1 hour | Cook Time: 20 minutes
Rice & Bean Stuffed Peppers



Place rice and beans in a mixing bowl, add spicy pintos, and mix. Remove the tops of peppers and discard the seeds. Blanche the whole pepper and tops in a pot of boiling water for 5 minutes. Remove and drain.

Heat oil in a medium skillet and sauté onion for 3 to 4 minutes. Add sweet corn and sauté 1 to 2 minutes. Place onions and corn in the mixing bowl with the rice and mix thoroughly.

Preheat oven to 400° F. Stuff each pepper with rice mixture and place in a casserole dish. Place the tops on the peppers. Combine crushed tomatoes, water, and salt. Pour into the baking dish. Cover the dish and bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour or until the peppers are tender. Remove tops the last 15 minutes to brown. Spoon some of the tomato sauce over the peppers before serving.

Nutritional Information

Per serving - 172 calories, 3 g fat (16% calories from fat), 7 g protein, 31 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 0 mg cholesterol, 685 mg sodium

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