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Slow Cooker Stuffed Peppers

  • 20 Mins

    Prep Time

  • 2-5 Hrs

    Cook Time

  • 6

    Servings

  • 359 Calories
  • 8g Fat
  • 54g Carbs
  • 16g Protein
  • Instructions & Tools

    Instructions

Ingredients

  • 6 Servings
  • 359 Calories
  • 8g Fat
  • 54g Carbs
  • 16g Protein
  • 2-5 Hrs Total Time
  • 1½ Cups Instant Brown Rice
  • 1½ Cups Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese, divided
  • 2, 15 oz Cans Black Beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 Cup Canned Hominy or Canned Corn
  • 1 Cup Mild Salsa, homemade or store-bought
  • 2 Tbsp Fresh Cilantro, chopped
  • 1 Tsp Cumin
  • ½ Tsp Chili Powder
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste
  • 6 Red Bell Peppers, tops cut off and seeds removed
  • Optional Toppings* Sour Cream, Avocado, Guacamole (store bought or homemade)
  • * Nutrition information does not include optional toppings
Recipe adapted from damndelicious.net

Nourishment Note

Instructions

  • 6 Servings
  • 359 Calories
  • 8g Fat
  • 54g Carbs
  • 16g Protein
  • 2-5 Hrs Total Time
  • 1

    Cook Rice Cook rice according to package. While rice is cooking, prep the other ingredients.

  • 2

    Coat Slow Cooker with Cooking Spray Lightly coat the inside of the slow cooker with cooking spray.

  • 3

    Combine Filling & Stuff Peppers In a large bowl, combine the rice, 1 cup of cheese, black beans, hominy, salsa, cilantro, cumin and chili powder. Spoon the filling into each bell pepper.

  • 4

    Cook Stuffed Peppers Place stuffed peppers into the slow cooker. Cover and cook either on high setting for 2-3 hours or low setting for 3-4 hours, or until the peppers are soft.

  • 5

    Add Cheese Uncover and top with the remaining ½ cup of cheese. Cover and cook on low for an additional 10 minutes, until the cheese has melted.

  • 6

    Add Toppings & Enjoy Serve immediately with sour cream, avocado or guacamole, if desired.

Recipe adapted from damndelicious.net

Allergen Swap

  • DDairy

    Replace the cheddar cheese with a dairy-free version.

Breathe Better Food Tip

  • Use Homemade Guacamole

    Swap out store-bought guacamole for homemade. Pre-made versions may contain salicylates that could be problematic for people with asthma.

  • Freeze Leftovers

    Freeze extra peppers and enjoy on days when energy levels are low.

  • Replace Beans with Chicken

    Beans, although a great source of plant protein, the high-fiber content can sometimes cause gas that leads to a “too full feeling”. This can make breathing uncomfortable. To help, replace half of the beans with ground chicken and cook for an additional 1 hour.

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