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Black Bean and Rice Stuffed Peppers

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Black Bean and Rice Stuffed Peppers
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Ingredients 12
  • Servings 6
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Ingredients

  • 3 large red or green bell peppers, cut lengthwise in half, seeds removed
  • 1 can (15 oz) Progresso™ black beans, drained, rinsed
  • 3/4 cup cooked white rice
  • 4 medium green onions, sliced (1/4 cup)
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 plum (Roma) tomato, diced
  • 1/2 cup crumbled queso fresco cheese (2 oz)
  • Additional chopped fresh cilantro, if desired

Directions

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In 6-quart Dutch oven, heat about 3 quarts (12 cups) water to boiling. Add bell pepper halves; cook uncovered 1 minute. Remove pepper halves from boiling water; immediately plunge into ice water until cold. Drain.
  • 3
    In medium bowl, mix beans, rice, onions, 1/4 cup cilantro, oil, lime juice, salt and garlic until blended. Stir in tomato and cheese. Spoon mixture evenly into pepper halves. Place in baking dish; cover tightly with foil.
  • 4
    Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until peppers are tender. Sprinkle with additional cilantro.

Nutrition Information

170 Calories, 6g Total Fat, 6g Protein, 23g Total Carbohydrate, 5g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
170
Calories from Fat
50
Total Fat
6g
9%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
7%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
220mg
9%
Potassium
410mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate
23g
8%
Dietary Fiber
6g
26%
Sugars
5g
Protein
6g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
60%
60%
Vitamin C
90%
90%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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