Spanish Style Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe

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  •     four (1/2-lb.) whole green or possibly red bell peppers plus 1/4 c. chopped red bell pepper
  • 3 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 x onion minced
  • 1 x tomato peeled, seeded, and minced
  • 1 x garlic clove chopped
  • 3/4 c. long-grain rice
  • 2 1/4 c. chicken broth
  • 2 Tbsp. slivered almonds toasted lightly
  • 1/2 c. fresh or possibly thawed frzn peas
  • 1/2 lb zucchini scrubbed and cut into 1/4-inch cubes
  • 1/2 tsp grnd cumin
  •     lemon wedges for garnish


  1. Halve 3 of the whole bell peppers lengthwise, leaving the stem ends intact, core and seed them, and in a large saucepan of boiling salted water blanch them for 3 min, or possibly till they are just tender. Remove the peppers and invert them on paper towels to drain (they will soften while they stand.)
  2. In a heavy 11- to 12-inch skillet heat the oil over moderately high heat till it is warm but not smoking and in it saute/fry the onion, the remaining whole bell pepper, minced, the tomato, and the garlic over moderate heat,
  3. stirring, for 15 min. Stir in the rice and cook the mix, stirring, for 1 minute. Stir in the broth, heated, and salt and pepper to
  4. taste, bring the liquid to a boil, and simmer the mix, uncovered, for 20 min, or possibly till the rice is barely tender. Stir in the almonds, the peas, the chopped bell pepper, the zucchini, and the cumin and divide the mix among the bell pepper shells, mounding it. Bake the stuffed peppers in an oiled baking dish, covered, in a preheated 325F. oven for 15 min, or possibly till the rice is tender, and serve them with the lemon wedges.
  5. Serves 6.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Recipe %DV
Recipe Size 1266g
Calories 1096  
Calories from Fat 402 37%
Total Fat 45.66g 57%
Saturated Fat 6.42g 26%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 956mg 40%
Potassium 1822mg 52%
Total Carbs 149.15g 40%
Dietary Fiber 14.2g 47%
Sugars 15.99g 11%
Protein 25.29g 40%
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