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Santa Fe-Style Stuffed Peppers

Santa Fe-Style Stuffed Peppers

Minute(R) Rice

A Southwestern spin on this classic entree combines ground beef with corn, salsa and Minute® Brown Rice, stuffed into bell peppers and topped with Colby & Monterey Jack cheeses.

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 567 kcal
  • 28%
  • Fat:
  • 30.3 g
  • 47%
  • Carbs:
  • 46.6g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 32.9 g
  • 66%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 102 mg
  • 34%
  • Sodium:
  • 922 mg
  • 37%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Prepare rice according to package directions.
  2. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  3. Spray large nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Add meat and brown over medium heat; drain off excess fat. Stir in corn, salsa and rice.
  4. Pierce peppers with a fork or sharp knife; place in a baking dish. Fill peppers with meat mixture. Cover with foil. Bake 20 minutes. Uncover; sprinkle with cheese before serving.
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Reviews

JezthePuff
15
12/16/2007

This is the first time I ever made or ate stuffed peppers. The only change I made was to add some sauteed onions and garlic. Other than that, I followed the directions exactly. The recipe made TONS more "stuffing" than I needed to fill four peppers. And the peppers were still very crisp and crunchy after I cooked them. My husband said every time he ate stuffed peppers before, they were soft. Still, they tasted fine and it made a nice meal.

Rob Ball
11
2/15/2008

I'm not a vegetarian, but from side-by-side taste testing, I think it tastes better if you substitute black beans in place of the ground beef.

CookinBug
6
4/7/2010

Excellent with a few additions to kick up the flavor a bit. I used ground turkey, added a little enchilada sauce I needed to use up, and seasoned with fresh garlic, chili powder, cumin, and oregano. I did have to bake these for more like 40 minutes to get the rice cooked, but maybe my salsa didn't have enough liquid in it. So good. Thank you!!! :)