3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community  

Go Back   3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community > Diet Central > South Beach Diet > South Beach Recipes > Entrees - Phase 2

Classic Stuffed Peppers with a Twist

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 09-09-2008, 12:57 PM   #1
Recovering Sugarholic
 
JessieW's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Nashville
Posts: 650

Height: 5'3"

Default Classic Stuffed Peppers with a Twist

Stuffed Peppers--Serves 6
adapted from Betty Crocker's Big Red Cookbook (2001 ed., not the 70s version which I also have!)

6 large bell peppers
1 lb. lean ground beef
2 T chopped onion
1 cup cooked whole wheat couscous
1 tsp salt
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
1 can (15 oz.) tomato sauce
3/4 c. RF shredded mozzarella cheese

1. Cut thin slice from stem end of each bell pepper to remove top of pepper. Remove seeds and membranes; rinse peppers. Cook peppers in enough boiling water to cover in a 4-quart Dutch oven about 5 minutes; drain.

2. Cook beef and onion in 10-inch skillet over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is brown; drain. Stir in couscous, salt, garlic, and 1 cup of tomato sauce; cook until hot.

3. Heat oven to 350.

4. Stuff peppers with beef mixture. Stand peppers upright in ungreased square baking dish. Pour remaining tomato sauce over peppers.

5. Cover and bake 45 minutes. Uncover and bake about 15 minutes longer or until peppers are tender. Sprinkle with cheese.

I thought the couscous gave it a different, nutty taste that I really enjoyed! You can sub brown rice for the couscous if you want, though.
__________________
"Every human being has value. That is the basis of all healthy relationships." --Mr. Rogers
Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already been made perfect, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me.
Philippians 3:12


Visit my blog: VanderbiltWife
JessieW is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-09-2008, 03:48 PM   #2
Vegan.whole.foodie.
 
rdw1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: TN
Posts: 1,589

S/C/G: hw252 csw220/???/160

Height: 5'7.5 ;)

Default

Looks great! I like to make this mexi-style with poblano peppers and ro-tel in place of the tomato sauce! Yum! oh- with RF mexi cheese instead of mozz too...

I haven't ever put cous-cous in them but will definitely be trying that soon! Thanks for the great idea!
__________________

10.29.11 ZOMBIE BUFFET! Not timed
10.15.11 5k: Halloween in the Gulch 40:10min
11.24.11 Turkey Trot 5K 39:22
1.21.12 Zoo Run Run
rdw1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
Posts by members, moderators and admins are not considered medical advice
and no guarantee is made against accuracy.


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:55 PM.






Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.3.2