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Fit Food By Al: Mexi-Style Stuffed Peppers

This recipe is on my blog @: http://www.fitfoodbyal.com/2010_07_01_archive.html

Ingredients:
You will need:
1 pound lean ground beef
2 green bell peppers
1 cup instant brown rice
1 cup chicken broth
1 small white onion diced
1/2 fat free cheddar cheese
1 1/2 cups black beans
1 1/2 cup corn
1 small tomato diced
2 tablespoons cumin
2 tablespoons adobo seasoning
1 tablespoon of olive oil
Baking sheet

Directions:
In sauce bring chicken broth to a boil and add brown rice, turn off heat and cover for 15 minutes.

In a large non stick skillet add one table spoon of olive oil on medium heat.

Add diced onion and ground beef

Let ground beef brown and add cumin, adobo tomato, black beans,
brown rice, and corn. Add any additional seasoning to taste. Turn off the heat
then add 3/4 of the cheese. Reserving some for tops of filled peppers.

Cut just the top off the green bell peppers and reserve the tops and clean out the
peppers.
Brush the inside of the peppers and the tops with a light coat of olive oil or cooking spray

Fill pepper with mixture and pack in tightly, sprinkle remainder of cheese on top to melt.

Place pepper and caps on a baking sheet light coated with olive oil or cooking spray and place in a 350 oven for 25 minutes.

* Optional-Use remainder of rice and meat mixture to
make a bed on plate for peppers to sit on. Yield: serves 2

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Sherri Lonon May 20, 2012 at 09:06 PM
Allison, we tried these at home tonight and can't thank you enough for sharing the recipe! We finally have a new dish to add to our menu that everyone in the house likes.
Allison Diaz July 09, 2012 at 01:17 PM
Sherri!!! Sorry for the late reply! I am thrilled to know that your family likes this recipe!!! thanks so much!!!! Al www.fitfoodbyal.com
Sherri Lonon July 09, 2012 at 01:26 PM
You're welcome and your timing is perfect! I was looking for something different to put on the menu this week and you just reminded me of how much everyone liked these.

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