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Golden Stuffed Peppers

Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 39 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 2 pepper halves)
The fresh mixed vegetable stuffing topped with warm melted cheese makes these peppers a favorite.

Ingredients

  • 2 (1 1/2-ounce) slices whole wheat bread
  • 4 yellow or red bell peppers
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 cups diced zucchini (about 2 medium)
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 2 cups frozen corn kernels, thawed
  • 1/2 cup chopped tomato (about 1 medium)
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded provolone cheese
  • 1/4 cup (1 ounce) preshredded fresh Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons sliced fresh basil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 260
  • fat 11.1 g
  • satfat 4.5 g
  • protein 12.9 g
  • carbohydrate 32.6 g
  • cholesterol 15 mg
  • iron 2.2 mg
  • sodium 623 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 36 %
  • fiber 6.7 g
  • calcium 245 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place bread in a food processor; pulse 10 times or until coarse crumbs measure 1 cup. Set aside.

  2. Halve peppers lengthwise; discard seeds. Place pepper halves in a microwave-safe dish; microwave at HIGH 6 minutes or until peppers begin to soften.

  3. Preheat oven to 375°.

  4. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat; add garlic, and sauté 30 seconds. Add zucchini and mushrooms; cook 5 minutes or until vegetables begin to soften. Remove from heat; stir in breadcrumbs, corn, and next 7 ingredients.

  5. Coat a shallow baking dish with cooking spray. Place pepper halves in dish; divide vegetable mixture evenly among peppers. Bake at 375° for 25 to 30 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

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