Stuffed Peppers (Quicker and Healthier) Recipe

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Stuffed Peppers (Quicker and Healthier)
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  1. Preheat oven to 375.
  2. Bring a large pot of water to a boil, poach the bell pepper halves till just tender. remove and allow to drain cut side down on paper towels or a tea cloth.
  3. While the peppers are par-boiling, heat a large deep sided frying pan to med-high heat.
  4. Add the ground meat, onions and garlic and cook till the meat is no longer pink.
  5. Add thezucchini, red peppers, spinach, oregano and mint (and some salt and pepper, if you like)
  6. Cook till the zucchini and spinach are wilted (there will be some juice at the bottom of the pan).
  7. Divide meat mixture into the four large pepper halves (it will mound up pretty well)
  8. Divide tomato sauce over four filled peppers, then top with the mozzarella.
  9. Bake about 10 minutes to melt the cheese and heat completely through.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 303.81 Kcal (1272 kJ)
Calories from fat 51.69 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.74g 9%
Cholesterol 75.38mg 25%
Sodium 1297.17mg 54%
Potassium 1027.34mg 22%
Total Carbs 24.61g 8%
Sugars 10.48g 42%
Dietary Fiber 5.53g 22%
Protein 35.15g 70%
Vitamin C 108.4mg 181%
Vitamin A 1.9mg 62%
Iron 81.6mg 453%
Calcium 382.6mg 38%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 79.43 Kcal (333 kJ)
Calories from fat 13.51 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.5g 9%
Cholesterol 19.71mg 25%
Sodium 339.13mg 54%
Potassium 268.59mg 22%
Total Carbs 6.44g 8%
Sugars 2.74g 42%
Dietary Fiber 1.44g 22%
Protein 9.19g 70%
Vitamin C 28.3mg 181%
Vitamin A 0.5mg 62%
Iron 21.3mg 453%
Calcium 100mg 38%

* 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

  • 5.8
  • 7

Good Points

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

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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