Hey everybody! Guess what? September is National Family Meals Month™! What better way to kick off a month committed to eating more family meals at home than with our Stuffed Roasted Peppers. This colorful and kid-friendly, 20-minute meal features easy-to-use ingredients, like microwaveable rice and canned vegetables, making it both a convenient and affordable dish. You can even recruit your child’s help when stuffing the peppers or adding the cheese topping to create a fun, family, meal-prepping activity!
Stuffed Roasted Peppers
Recipe adapted from Cans Get You Cooking
- 1 (10 oz.) pkg. Birds Eye® Steamfresh® Whole Grain Brown Rice
- 4 large red, green and/or yellow bell peppers
- 1 Tbsp. olive oil
- 1 (15 oz.) can white kidney beans, drained and rinsed
- 1 (8 oz.) can tomato sauce
- 1 (13.5 oz.) can chopped spinach, drained
- 1 (8.75 oz.) can corn, drained
- 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
- Prepare Steamfresh® Whole Grain Brown Rice according to package directions.
- Cut peppers in half lengthwise; remove seeds and membrane. Brush peppers, inside and out with olive oil. In large bowl toss rice with kidney beans, tomato sauce, spinach, corn and ¾ cup cheese; toss to mix well.
- Preheat grill to high or preheat oven to 425°F. Fill each pepper with some rice mixture, mounding slightly. Top with remaining ¼ cup cheese. Grill or roast peppers 10 minutes or until peppers are softened and cheese is melted.
Yield: 4 servings *Per Serving: Calories 520, Total Fat 16g (Saturated 7g, Trans 0g), Cholesterol 30mg, Sodium 1870mg, Total Carbohydrate 76g (Dietary Fiber 12g, Sugars 10g), Protein 23g, Vitamin A 210%, Vitamin C 250%, Calcium 40%, Iron 30%
*Nutritional values are an approximation. Actual nutritional values may vary due to preparation techniques, variations related to suppliers, regional and seasonal differences, or rounding.
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