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Grilled Black Bean- and Rice-Stuffed Peppers

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Grill a veggie bean fiesta and have it on the table in 30 minutes.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1
can (15 oz) black beans, drained, rinsed
3/4
cup cooked white rice
4
medium green onions, sliced (1/4 cup)
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
2
tablespoons lime juice
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1/4
teaspoon salt
3
large bell peppers, cut lengthwise in half, seeds removed
1
plum (Roma) tomato, diced
Additional chopped fresh cilantro, if desired

Directions

  • 1 Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat. Cut three 18x12-inch pieces heavy-duty foil. Spray with cooking spray.
  • 2 Mix beans, rice, onions, 1/4 cup cilantro, the oil, lime juice, garlic and salt. Place 2 bell pepper halves on one side of each foil piece. Fill with bean mixture.
  • 3 Fold foil over peppers so edges meet. Seal edges, making tight 1/2-inch fold; fold again. Allow space on sides for circulation and expansion.
  • 4 Cover and grill packets over medium heat 15 to 20 minutes or until peppers are tender. Place packets on serving platter. Cut large X across top of each packet; fold back foil. Sprinkle with tomato and additional cilantro.

Nutrition Info

The Quick Take:

  • Calories 180
  • Fat 5g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Sodium 180mg

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
180mg
180%;
Total Carbohydrate
26g
26%
(Dietary Fiber
8g
8%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
60%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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Expert Tips

These meatless stuffed bell peppers can be served as a main dish with salad and bread, or they make a nice side dish with pork chops or chicken.

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We calculated the nutrition of this recipe at the time it was created on 12/09/2013. NOTE: We do not include optional ingredients in our calculations. If concerned about gluten-free, non-dairy, vegetarian or vegan status, always read ingredient labels to make sure each recipe ingredient meets requirements. Products and ingredient sources can change.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
180mg
180%;
Total Carbohydrate
26g
26%
(Dietary Fiber
8g
8%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
60%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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