Black Bean and Rice Stuffed Peppers with Jack Cheese

ZATARAIN’S®
Black Bean and Rice Stuffed Peppers with Jack CheeseRecipe

Turn ordinary bell peppers into an extraordinary, flavorful entrée. Zatarain’s Black Beans and Rice, spicy sausage, and Mexican cheese make a tasty filling for bell pepper halves – great for parties or add some rolls to make a hearty meal.

8 servings

Ingredients

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1 pound spicy pork sausage
2 3/4 cups water
1 package ZATARAIN'S® Black Beans and Rice
4 large red bell peppers, halved and seeded
1 1/2 cups shredded Monterey Jack

Preparation

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 40 Minutes

1. Break up sausage in medium saucepan. Cook on medium heat 5 minutes or until cooked through. Drain fat; set aside. Add water to same saucepan; bring to boil. Stir in Rice Mix; return to boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 25 minutes or until rice is tender. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Add sausage to rice; mix well.
2. Meanwhile, cook peppers in boiling water in large saucepot 5 minutes or until just tender. Immediately place peppers in large bowl of ice water to cool. Drain well.
3. Preheat oven to 350°F. Place peppers on foil-lined 13x9-inch baking pan. Spoon rice mixture into peppers. Sprinkle evenly with cheese.
4. Bake 10 minutes or until rice mixture is heated through and cheese is melted.

 

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Created date

January 2015

Nutritional Information

Calories 248
Sodium 854 mg
Fat 12 g
Carbohydrate 23 g
Cholesterol 30 mg
Protein 12 g
Fiber 4 g