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Cilantro Rice Stuffed Pepper
 Nutritionist Approved
At a Glance
Category:Dinner
Cuisine:Spanish
Approved For:Vegetarian, Diabetic
Prep Time: Less than 10 minutes
Cook Time:Less than 30 minutes
Makes: Servings(s)
Chefs notes

You won't miss any of the flavor you love of traditional stuffed peppers, and this version is packed with fresh ingredients and nutrients your body needs.

from Nutrisystem Member, ChicagoDore

Counts As
1 Extra: Limited + 1 Smart Carb + 1 Vegetable
Directions
1. Cut the tops off the bell peppers and hollow them out.
2. Mince the onion and pepper tops, then brown in a skillet with cilantro.
3. Fold the veggie mixture into the brown rice.
4. Squeeze the lime juice into the mixture.
5. Spoon about 1/2 cup of mixture in each pepper.
6. Top with cheese.
7. Bake at 375 degrees for 15-20 minutes. Until cheese is melted and bubbly.

Yield: 4 servings.
Ingredients
 
1/2
whole
onion
2
 
cup
cooked brown rice
1
 
whole
lime
2
 
Tbsp
cilantro
4
 
whole
bell pepper
4
 
Tbsp
fat-free cheese
Variations (May affect "Counts As" values)
The rice mixture is delicious on its own, vary the quantities of
lime
juice, cilantro to taste.
Serve With
 

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