Herbed Beef Stuffed Green Peppers Recipe


Difficulty LevelBetter BuyHealth IndexHealthy++
MethodMain Ingredient


 Green peppers4 Large, tops removed, seeded
 Water1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Lean ground beef1 Pound
 Chopped onion1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Cooked rice1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Tomato sauce8 Ounce (1 Can)
 Garlic clove1 Large, finely chopped
 Chopped celery2 Tablespoon
 Worcestershire sauce1 Tablespoon
 Minced fresh parsley2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Freshly ground black pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Catsup4 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1402 Calories from Fat 342

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 39 g59.4%

Saturated Fat 14.7 g73.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 260 mg

Sodium 2143 mg89.3%

Total Carbohydrates 153 g51.1%

Dietary Fiber 18.3 g73.4%

Sugars 46.7 g

Protein 110 g219.3%

Vitamin A 108.5% Vitamin C 1063.5%

Calcium 18.3% Iron 101.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Place peppers upright in deep casserole (they should fit snugly).
Add water Cover and cook on High 3 minutes.
Let stand without draining while preparing filling.
Combine beef and onion in mixing bowl and cook on High 3 minutes.
Stir to crumble beef.
Add remaining ingredients except catsup and blend well.
Divide among peppers.
Cover and cook on High 10 minutes.
Spread 1 tablespoon catsup over top of each.
Cover peppers and let stand about 2 to 3 minutes to soften.