Chili Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed Peppers are making a come back and make for a tasty healthy appetizer. Let's face it, they are appealing to your eye as well as to your palate.


Try stuffing them this weekend for your football playoffs watch party with a low-fat turkey chili.

Ingredients:

4 medium bell peppers

1/2 Lbs ground turkey, cooked & drained

1 Cup cooked rice

1/4 Cup chopped onion

1 Teaspoon ground cumin

1/4 Teaspoon salt

1/4 Teaspoon pepper

2 whole eggs

2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped

1 can (4 oz.) chopped green chilies

1 jar (2 oz.) diced pimentos, drained

1/2 Cup (2 oz) shredded Monterey Jack cheese

Directions:

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Spray rectangular baking dish with Pam or with nonstick cooking spray. While the oven preheats, hollow and clean out your peppers. Remove seeds and membranes; rinse well.

Mix together all the other ingredients except the cheese.

Loosely stuff each pepper with your mixture, then arrange stuffed peppers in baking dish.

Cover and bake about 30-40 minutes or until rice mixture is hot.

Sprinkle with cheese and bake uncovered about 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.

Serves:

Yields 4 servings

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