Nutrition Facts

Serving Size½ of recipe
Total Fat7 g
Saturated Fat3.5 g
Sodium908 mg
Total Carbohydrate36 g
Dietary Fiber4.5 g
Protein17 g

Servings and Times


Ingredients and Preparation

Cooking spray
White onion, chopped¼
Garlic clove, minced1
Jalapeno, minced (optional)½
90% lean ground sirloin½ pound
Uncooked white rice¼ cup
Reduced-sodium chicken broth½ cup
Tomato sauce½ cup
Grated Parmesan cheese2 + 2 tablespoons
Freshly ground pepper to taste
Large egg, lightly beaten1
Large green bell peppers, cut in half with seeds and membranes removed2
  1. Directions
  2. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  3. Heat a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add onion, garlic, and jalapeno to pan, and sauté 3-4 minutes, until onion is tender. Add beef and cook 5-7 minutes, breaking with a spatula as it cooks, until browned. Add rice and sauté 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add broth, bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes. Remove from heat.
  4. Combine rice mixture, tomato sauce, 2 tablespoons cheese, and pepper in a large bowl. Let cook 1-2 minutes, and then stir in egg.
  5. Arrange pepper halves, open-side up, on a large baking dish and spoon even amounts of rice mixture into peppers. Bake 15 minutes then sprinkle with remaining cheese, cover, and bake another 10-15 minutes, until cheese melts.