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Cheeseburger Stuffed Peppers

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Kenzie Faris

Community and Content Specialist

Cheeseburger Stuffed Peppers

Serves: 4

Get the taste of your favorite fast food… within your macros! Use brown rice for an added dose of fiber and top with your favorite burger toppings!

Ingredients:

3 medium or 4 large (350g) bell peppers

1lb (454g) extra lean ground beef

½  medium (55g)  yellow onion, finely chopped

½  cup (100g) cooked brown rice

2 tbsp (18g) finely chopped pickles

2 tsp (15g) garlic powder

2 tbsp (30g) mustard

2 tbsp (30g) ketchup

1 cup (113g)  shredded cheddar cheese

Preparation:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  2. Slice each bell pepper in half, removing the seeds and stem.
  3. In a large fry pan, brown the beef and onions until cooked through. Add the rice, garlic powder, mustard, and ketchup.
  4. Spoon the meat into the peppers. Bake for 25 minutes.
  5. Sprinkle with cheese, baking for an additional 5-10 minutes or until melted.
  6. Top with additional pickles, if desired.

 

Per serving:

Calories: 317

Fat: 14.2g

Carbohydrates: 16.7g

Fiber: 2.9g

Sugar: 6.2g

Protein: 29.7g

Sodium: 445 mg

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