Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Poppin' Peppers

    ~Delicious Stuffed Peppers
    2 large sweet peppers 
    3/4 lb ground turkey, lean 
    1 jar pimentos
    1/2 cup water 
    1/3 cup long grain brown rice (uncooked) 
    1 tbsp worcestershire sauce 
    1/2 cup shredded reduced fat cheddar cheese
    salt and pepper, to taste

Preheat oven to 375*F.
Cut the tops off peppers and remove seeds.
Immerse peppers in boiling water for 3 minutes and drain on a paper towel.
Meanwhile in a large skillet, cook pimentos and turkey until browned. Drain off any excess fat.
Stir in water, rice, Worcestershire sauce, salt ant pepper.
Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and cover. Simmer 15 minutes or until rice is tender. Stir in 1/4 cup of cheese.
Fill peppers with turkey mixture and place in baking dish. Arrange extra turkey mixture around peppers.
Bake 15 minutes.
Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup of cheese and let stand until cheese is melted.

Number of Servings: 4