Feta Stuffed Peppers
Total TimePrep: 35 min. Bake: 30 min.
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Sprinkle with cheese; bake 5 minutes longer or until cheese is softened.
Nutrition Facts2 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.
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Sep 30, 2016
These were delicious! We liked to add A1 on top when they are done. Surprisingly delicious.
Dec 3, 2015
Waaay too much oregano for us!
Jan 30, 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!"
Jan 30, 2014
Even my picky 12 yr old asks for this ! It's a favorite
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
Jul 13, 2013
Also good in a zuchini boat
Jul 5, 2013
Husband liked it but I didn't. Unless he specifically asks for it, I doubt I will make it again.
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
Jun 8, 2012
This was delicious and my husband loved it. I will be making it again.
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!