Chef John's Stuffed Peppers
Chef John's Stuffed Peppers
  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 1 hr 20 min
  • total: 1 hr 50 min
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  • Summary

    "This recipe's roots can be traced back to the Great Depression, when farmers first began selling the unripe peppers out of necessity. Of course, we did what Americans always do when faced with a new variety of food, we stuffed meat in it."

    Ingredients

    • 1/2 cup uncooked long grain white rice
    • 1 cups water
    • 1 onion, diced
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil
    • 24 oz marinara sauce
    • 1 cup beef broth
    • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
    • 1/4 pound lean ground beef
    • 1/4 pound ground pork
    • 1 (10 ounce) can diced tomatoes
    • 2 teaspoons parley, dried
    • 4 cloves garlic, minced
    • 1 teaspoons salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    • 2 large green bell peppers, halved lengthwise and seeded
    • 1/2 cup finely grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 413 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 17 g 26.43%
    • Saturated Fat: 6 g 29.39%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 38 mg 12.8%
    • Sodium: 1718 mg 71.57%
    • Calcium: 275 mg 27.48%
    • Potassium: 365 mg 10.42%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 21.9%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 46 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 5 g 19.96%
    • Sugar: 21 g
    • Protein: 25 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 30.46%
    • Vitamin C 110.18%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total2 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq