Penny’s Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe

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Penny’s Stuffed Bell Peppers
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  1. Cut the tops off of the peppers and scoop out seeds and membranes.
  2. Chop tops of peppers and onions, & garlic.
  3. Sauté until limp, 6 or 7 minutes.
  4. Add crumbled up meat and brown.
  5. Salt and pepper all the way through the process.
  6. Add herbs and 1/2 of the parsley and stir, cook on low to absorb herb flavors then set aside to cool.
  7. In a large bowl combine meat mixture, rice, cheeses, 1 Cup of Marinara, chopped spinach, remainder of parsley, and eggs.
  8. Mix and spoon into peppers.
  9. Put remainder of Marinara in saucepan with red wine and stir then place stuffed peppers in the sauce.
  10. Make sure the peppers fit snugly.
  11. Cover and cook on low simmer until the peppers are soft, about 30 minutes.
  12. Spoon sauce over peppers just before serving.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 567.69 Kcal (2377 kJ)
Calories from fat 303.07 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 33.67g 52%
Cholesterol 129.74mg 43%
Sodium 774.11mg 32%
Potassium 1081.15mg 23%
Total Carbs 35.01g 12%
Sugars 15.14g 61%
Dietary Fiber 7.21g 29%
Protein 25.78g 52%
Vitamin C 129.4mg 216%
Vitamin A 3mg 99%
Iron 55mg 306%
Calcium 202.6mg 20%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 106.13 Kcal (444 kJ)
Calories from fat 56.66 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.3g 52%
Cholesterol 24.25mg 43%
Sodium 144.71mg 32%
Potassium 202.11mg 23%
Total Carbs 6.54g 12%
Sugars 2.83g 61%
Dietary Fiber 1.35g 29%
Protein 4.82g 52%
Vitamin C 24.2mg 216%
Vitamin A 0.6mg 99%
Iron 10.3mg 306%
Calcium 37.9mg 20%

* 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

  • 13.4
  • 14

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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