Stuffed Roasted Red Peppers with Lentils, Beef and Mushrooms

Lentils add extra protein and fiber to this savory recipe designed to satisfy your taste buds and nourish your body.

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Serves6 (1 each)
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Ingredients

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Add lentils and 3 cups water to a medium pot.
  3. Simmer for 20 minutes. Drain and set aside to cool.
  4. In a large pan, heat olive oil. Add mushrooms and continue to cook for 5-7 minutes until soft.
  5. Add onions and garlic and cook for another 3-4 minutes until soft.
  6. Remove the onion mushroom mix from the pan and place in a bowl.
  7. Using the same pan, add the ground beef and cook until browned.
  8. Stir in the red pepper flakes and diced tomatoes with juice. Mix together and cook for 5 minutes.
  9. Add the onion mushroom mixture and the cooked lentils to the pan and mix together.
  10. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  11. Place bell peppers in a large baking dish. Scoop the filling into the bell peppers until full.
  12. Place in the oven and roast for 25 minutes.
  13. Remove the peppers from the oven and top with fresh cilantro and queso fresco.
Nutrition Facts
Stuffed Roasted Red Peppers with Lentils, Beef and Mushrooms
Amount Per Serving
Calories 327 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
Cholesterol 53mg 18%
Sodium 148mg 6%
Potassium 926mg 26%
Total Carbohydrates 31g 10%
Dietary Fiber 7g 28%
Sugars 8g
Protein 28g 56%
Vitamin A 24%
Vitamin C 178%
Vitamin D0%
Calcium 8%
Iron 26%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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