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Corn and Pepper Cups

Corn and Pepper Cups

28 Ratings
28 Ratings
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MyPlate Kitchen
Makes: 10 Servings
Total Cost: $$$$

Use brown rice in this classic stuffed pepper dish to add more whole grains to your meal.

Ingredients

  • 5 green peppers (cut in half, lengthwise)
  • 1/2 small onion, chopped
  • 1 1/2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 3 cups cooked brown rice
  • 1 can diced tomatoes with chiles, undrained (10 1/2 ounces)
  • 1 can whole kernel corn, drained (12 ounce)
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, shredded

Directions

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Remove seeds from peppers. Cook in boiling water 2 to 3 minutes. Drain. Set aside.
  3. Cook onion and garlic in oil in medium skillet over medium-high heat for 3 minutes.
  4. Combine rice, tomatoes, corn and onion mixture. Mix well.\
  5. Spoon rice mixture into pepper halves. Places on baking sheets coated with cooking spray.
  6. Bake at 350°F for 10 minutes or until hot. Sprinkle with cheese.
  7. Bake again at 350°F for 5 minutes until cheese melts.

Notes

Source:

University of Maryland Extension
Food Supplement Nutrition Education Program

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/2 pepper with filling
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 122
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 6 mg
Sodium 222 mg
Carbohydrates 22 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 3 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 4 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 61 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 213 mg

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Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 122
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 6 mg
Carbohydrates 22 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 3 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 4 g
Minerals
Calcium 61 mg
Potassium 213 mg
Sodium 222 mg
Copper 140 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 40 mg
Phosphorus 109 mg
Selenium 7 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 31 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.3 mg
Vitamin B12 0.1 mg
Vitamin C 52 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Folate 22 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 2 mg

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MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 3/4 cups
Grains 1/2 ounces
Dairy 1/4 cups

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