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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
  • Ingredients
    • 1 (10 oz.) package Birds Eye® Steamfresh® Whole Grain Brown Rice
    • 4 large bell peppers
    • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
    • 1 (15 oz.) can cannellini 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, divided

    Directions
    1. Prepare Steamfresh® Whole Grain Brown Rice according to package directions. 1. Cut peppers in half lengthwise. Remove seeds and membrane. Brush peppers inside and out with olive oil. In a large bowl toss rice with beans, tomato sauce, spinach, corn and ¾ cup cheese. Toss to mix well. 1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Fill each pepper with some rice mixture, mounding slightly. Top with remaining ¼ cup cheese. Roast peppers 10 minutes or until peppers are softened and cheese is melted.

    Variations

    For dairy free: Omit cheddar cheese.


    Nutrition

    Calories 520, Total Fat 16g (Saturated 7g, Trans 0g), Cholesterol 30mg, Sodium 187mg, 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.


    Serves: 4 servings

    Gluten Free Kid-friendly Main Dish Dairy Free Sodium Smart 10 Dollar Meal American Vegetarian Baking