Stuffed Peppers With Orzo Recipe

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Stuffed Peppers With Orzo
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  1. Halve peppers lengthwise, removing stems, seeds and membranes. Immerse peppers in boiling water for 3 minutes. Remove and sprinkle insides with salt. Invert peppers on paper towels to drain well.
  2. In a skillet cook lamb, turkey or pork and onion for 5 minutes, or until meat is brown and onion is tender. Drain fat. Stir in stewed tomatoes, uncooked pasta, mint, basil, or oregano, allspice, water , salt and pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 7-8 minutes, or until pasta is al dente. Stir in 1/4 cup of the kasseri or Parmesan cheese. Fill peppers with meat mixture.
  3. Place in a 2-quart square baking dish along with any remaining meat mixture. Bake in a preheated 375F oven for about 15 minutes, or till heated through. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Let stand for 1-2 minutes before serving.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 378.72 Kcal (1586 kJ)
Calories from fat 229.41 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25.49g 39%
Cholesterol 63.06mg 21%
Sodium 338.76mg 14%
Potassium 427.01mg 9%
Total Carbs 11.12g 4%
Sugars 5.41g 22%
Dietary Fiber 2.22g 9%
Protein 24.35g 49%
Vitamin C 65.9mg 110%
Vitamin A 1.7mg 56%
Iron 49.7mg 276%
Calcium 347.3mg 35%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 121.34 Kcal (508 kJ)
Calories from fat 73.5 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.17g 39%
Cholesterol 20.2mg 21%
Sodium 108.53mg 14%
Potassium 136.81mg 9%
Total Carbs 3.56g 4%
Sugars 1.73g 22%
Dietary Fiber 0.71g 9%
Protein 7.8g 49%
Vitamin C 21.1mg 110%
Vitamin A 0.5mg 56%
Iron 15.9mg 276%
Calcium 111.3mg 35%

* 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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Weightwatchers Points

  • 9.3
  • 10

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

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