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Red Bells with Turkey Sausage

Prep time 13 mins
Cook time 37 mins
Yield 2 servings (serving size)

Ingredients

  • 8 cups water
  • 2 large red bell peppers, seeded and cored
  • 6 ounces hot Italian turkey sausage (about 2 links)
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery (about 1 rib)
  • 1/2 cup hot cooked rice
  • 1/3 cup (1.3 ounces) reduced-fat shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 161
  • fat 7.1 g
  • satfat 2.3 g
  • protein 11.9 g
  • carbohydrate 13.1 g
  • cholesterol 42 mg
  • iron 1.1 mg
  • sodium 525 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 39 %
  • fiber 2.5 g
  • calcium 104 mg

How to Make It

  1. Bring water to a boil in a large saucepan; add peppers, and cook 4 minutes, turning frequently. Drain peppers; set aside.

  2. Preheat oven to 350°.

  3. Remove casings from sausage. Cook sausage in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until browned; remove and set aside.

  4. Add oil to pan; place over medium-high heat. Add onion, garlic, and celery, and sauté 3 minutes or until tender. Stir in rice and next 4 ingredients.

  5. Spoon mixture evenly into peppers; place peppers in an 8 x 4-inch loaf pan. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes.

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