Grandma's Simple Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe

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Grandma's Simple Stuffed Bell Peppers
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  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Cut the tops off the peppers and discard seeds and membranes.
  3. Boil peppers for 5 minutes. Remove and stand upright in a 13x9 casserole dish.
  4. Generously sprinkle inside of each pepper with salt (1/2 tsp or more if you like).
  5. Cook ground beef and onions until meat is browned.
  6. Season beef and onion mixture with remaining salt, pepper, garlic, and seasoned salt.
  7. Add tomatoes, water, rice, sugar, and Worcestershire sauce and stir.
  8. Cover and simmer until rice is tender (approximately 15-30 minutes).
  9. Stir in 1 cup shredded cheese.
  10. Stuff peppers with the meat and rice mixture.
  11. Bake uncovered for 20 minutes at 350°F.
  12. Top peppers with remaining cheese and bake and additional 5-10 minutes.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 397.98 Kcal (1666 kJ)
Calories from fat 203.93 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22.66g 35%
Cholesterol 86.41mg 29%
Sodium 1855.49mg 77%
Potassium 783.54mg 17%
Total Carbs 23.22g 8%
Sugars 6.92g 28%
Dietary Fiber 4.9g 20%
Protein 27.22g 54%
Vitamin C 142.7mg 238%
Iron 2.2mg 12%
Calcium 313.4mg 31%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 99.37 Kcal (416 kJ)
Calories from fat 50.92 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.66g 35%
Cholesterol 21.58mg 29%
Sodium 463.29mg 77%
Potassium 195.64mg 17%
Total Carbs 5.8g 8%
Sugars 1.73g 28%
Dietary Fiber 1.22g 20%
Protein 6.8g 54%
Vitamin C 35.6mg 238%
Iron 0.6mg 12%
Calcium 78.2mg 31%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 9
  • 10

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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