Lentil and Sausage Stuffed Peppers Recipe

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Lentil and Sausage Stuffed Peppers
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  1. Cut bell peppers in half, keeping stems intact. Discard seeds and membranes. Cook bell peppers in boiling water 5 minutes; drain and set aside.
  2. Combine 2 cups water, lentils, and salt in a saucepan. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer 20 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  3. Bring 1 cup water to a boil in a medium saucepan; add rice and onion. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  4. Remove from heat. Set aside. Place sausage in a small nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; saute until browned.
  5. Preheat oven to 350°.
  6. Combine lentils, rice mixture, sausage, mozzarella, and remaining ingredients except Parmesan in a large bowl. Divide lentil mixture evenly among bell peppers; sprinkle with Parmesan. Place stuffed peppers in an 11 x 7-inch baking dish; cover and bake at 350° for 15 minutes. Uncover and bake an additional 15 minutes.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 302.47 Kcal (1266 kJ)
Calories from fat 77.12 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.57g 13%
Cholesterol 28.9mg 10%
Sodium 458.97mg 19%
Potassium 584.01mg 12%
Total Carbs 37.93g 13%
Sugars 11.26g 45%
Dietary Fiber 8.93g 36%
Protein 18.22g 36%
Vitamin C 131.6mg 219%
Vitamin A 3mg 99%
Iron 53.4mg 297%
Calcium 470.6mg 47%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 71.59 Kcal (300 kJ)
Calories from fat 18.25 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.03g 13%
Cholesterol 6.84mg 10%
Sodium 108.64mg 19%
Potassium 138.23mg 12%
Total Carbs 8.98g 13%
Sugars 2.67g 45%
Dietary Fiber 2.11g 36%
Protein 4.31g 36%
Vitamin C 31.1mg 219%
Vitamin A 0.7mg 99%
Iron 12.6mg 297%
Calcium 111.4mg 47%

* 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

  • 6
  • 7

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • low cholesterol

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