Stuffed Green Pepper

Stuff that healthy green pepper with meat choices and spices you can enjoy as an appetizer. Makes 6 servings.

Low Sodium Recipe

Nutritional Analysis:

Sodium   36 mg
Protein   9 g
Potassium   160 mg
Phosphorus   83 mg
Calcium   38 mg
Calories   131 kcal
Fat   4 g
Water   40 g
Carbohydrates   15 g

Ingredients:
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • ½ pound ground lean beef, turkey or chicken
  • ¼ cup onions, chopped
  • ¼ cup celery, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon celery seed
  • 2 tablespoons Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • 1 ½ cups cooked rice
  • 6 small green peppers, seeded with tops removed
  • paprika
Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 325ºF.

2. Heat oil in saucepan.

3. Add ground meat, onions and celery, cook until meat is browned.

4. Add all ingredients except green peppers and paprika to saucepan.

5. Stir together, remove from heat.

6. Stuff peppers with mixture. Wrap with foil or place in a dish and cover.

7. Bake for 30 minutes. Remove and sprinkle with paprika.

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