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Feta Stuffed Peppers Recipe
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Feta Stuffed Peppers Recipe

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One of my favorite meals when I was younger was a recipe my mother made called Quick Chili Rice Casserole. I put a Greek spin on it and stuffed it in a pepper. It works great paired with a garden salad and fresh bread. —Sacha Morgan, Woodstock, Georgia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:3 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES: 3 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 large green peppers
  • 1/2 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 cups chopped fresh spinach
  • 3/4 cup uncooked whole wheat orzo pasta
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh oregano or 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese

Nutritional Facts

2 stuffed pepper halves: 369 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 55mg cholesterol, 567mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 13g fiber), 26g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 starch, 2 lean meat, 1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. Cut peppers in half lengthwise and remove seeds. In a Dutch oven, cook peppers in boiling water for 3-5 minutes. Drain and rinse in cold water; invert onto paper towels.
  2. In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink. Stir in the tomatoes, spinach, orzo, oregano, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5-7 minutes or until orzo is tender.
  3. Spoon into peppers. Place in an 11x7-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Cover and bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until peppers are tender.
  4. Sprinkle with cheese; bake 5 minutes longer or until cheese is softened. Yield: 3 servings.
Originally published as Feta Stuffed Peppers in Healthy Cooking June/July 2012, p56


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Alana.Doss User ID: 8314694 254836
Reviewed Sep. 30, 2016

"These were delicious! We liked to add A1 on top when they are done. Surprisingly delicious."

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bbrunsvold User ID: 8628482 238680
Reviewed Dec. 3, 2015

"Waaay too much oregano for us!"

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kpossible18 User ID: 6350571 219292
Reviewed Jan. 30, 2015 Edited Nov. 23, 2015

"One of my favorite recipes. I minus the orzo add a bit more feta. Everyone I've ever made it for goes back for seconds. Even the boss's wife was like " I'll never make stuffed peppers without feta again!""

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rwestlake User ID: 3713574 115088
Reviewed Jan. 30, 2014

"Even my picky 12 yr old asks for this ! It's a favorite"

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airwin743 User ID: 7195049 109455
Reviewed Nov. 18, 2013

"it was pretty good. I like more feta so I added some to the stuffing to make it actually feta stuffed peppers :) My husband really liked it too"

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camirice User ID: 4936091 190909
Reviewed Jul. 13, 2013

"Also good in a zuchini boat"

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kleescraga User ID: 3865772 194383
Reviewed Jul. 5, 2013

"Husband liked it but I didn't. Unless he specifically asks for it, I doubt I will make it again."

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nigols User ID: 6143871 131794
Reviewed Jul. 1, 2013

"no stars but it is a 5 ..I also use this recipe with ground lamb it is just as good..both are keepers"

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BevfromInglewood User ID: 4058789 193273
Reviewed Jun. 8, 2012

"This was delicious and my husband loved it. I will be making it again."

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praiseHim User ID: 5015671 149609
Reviewed Jun. 7, 2012

"It was very tasty! It might be nice to have a little more liquid next time. I will definitely make it again!"

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