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Stuffed Bell Peppers


Makes: 5 Servings


5 bell peppers (red, orange, yellow, or green)
1-pound ground beef, 90% lean
3/4 cup brown rice
1/2 can diced tomatoes, low-sodium
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon allspice
1/4 teaspoon pepper

  1. Cut a circular hole in the tops of the bell peppers. Remove seeds and membrane and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine remaining ingredients and stir until completely mixed. Fill the bell peppers with meat mixture.
  3. Place the stuffed bell peppers in a large stock pot on the stove, with the tops facing up. Add 1-inch water to the bottom of the pot and cover.
  4. Place heat on medium, keeping covered for 30-40 minutes until rice is done. Serve.

Total Cost: $6.82
Serving Cost: $1.36

Source: Source: ONIE Project - Oklahoma Nutrition Information and Education. Simple Healthy Recipes.