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Good-For-You Stuffed Peppers

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Good For You Stuffed Pepper from Campbell's Kitchen

This recipe for Good For You Stuffed Peppers from Campbell's Kitchen is an old favorite with some new twists -- kids will love them too!

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Warm, hearty foods aren't exactly a picky eater's dream, but this recipe for Good-For-You Stuffed Peppers from Campbell's Kitchen might win them over. It's made with just five ingredients -- rice, beef, sauce, peppers and cheese -- simple items that are often found on the approved list of those with hard-to-please palates.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Stand Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 10 minutes

Yield: 6 servings; 2 halves each

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup uncooked quick-cooking brown rice
  • 1 pound extra lean ground beef
  • 3 cups Prego® Heart Smart Traditional Italian Sauce
  • 6 medium green peppers
  • 4 ounces shredded fat-free mozzarella cheese (about 1 cup)

Preparation:

  1. Cook the rice without salt or butter according to the package directions.
  2. Cook the beef in a 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat until it's well browned, stirring often to break up the meat. Pour off any fat. Stir 2 cups of the sauce and the rice in the skillet.
  3. Cut each pepper in half lengthwise. Discard the seeds and white membranes. Place the pepper shells in a 17 x 11-inch roasting pan.
  4. Spoon the beef mixture into the pepper shells. Pour the remaining sauce over the filled peppers. Cover the dish.
  5. Bake at 400° F. for 45 minutes or until the peppers are tender. Top with the cheese. Let stand for 5 minutes or until the cheese is melted.

Nutrition per Serving: Calories: 251 Fat: 6g Fiber: 6g Protein: 24g Sodium: 643mg

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