Pilaf-Stuffed Peppers

Pilaf-Stuffed Peppers
Servings: 6 Prep 15 mins Bake 350°F 40 mins Cook 18 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 box (6 ounces) wheat pilaf mix
  • 6 medium-size sweet peppers (red, yellow and green), with one side cut off, seeded and hollowed out
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 1 bag (8 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese

Make It

1. Prepare pilaf according to package directions.

2. Cook peppers in simmering water 8 minutes, until peppers are tender. Drain; cool under running cold water. Drain, upside down, on toweling.

3. Saute onion, garlic and curry in oil in large skillet over medium heat for 5 minutes, until onion is softened. Add beef; cook until no longer pink, about 5 minutes. Transfer to large bowl to cool slightly.

4. Stir in pilaf. Fold in raisins, parsley and three-fourths of cheese. Spoon into peppers. Top each with remaining cheese. Place peppers in 9 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan.

5. Bake, covered, in 350 degree F oven for 30 minutes. Uncover; bake for another 10 minutes. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 403, Fat, total (g): 16, chol. (mg): 55, carb. (g): 46, pro. (g): 22, sodium (mg): 522, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.