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Rice and Sweet Pepper Bowl

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish 30 mins
Rice and Sweet Pepper Bowl
Ingredients
  • 4  medium  green and/or red sweet peppers
  • 1 8.8 ounce pouch  cooked Spanish-style rice
  • 1 14 1/2 ounce can  stewed tomatoes
  • 4 1  ounce slice  Monterey Jack cheese with jalapeno peppers
  • 1  ounce  Parmesan cheese, shaved
  •  Fresh oregano (optional)
  • 1  tablespoon  olive oil
Directions

1. Quarter peppers; remove stems, seeds, and ribs. Place in 2-quart square microwave-safe baking dish. Add 2 Tbsp. water. Cover with parchment. Microcook on high 4 minutes, until crisp-tender; turn dish once if no turntable. Remove peppers from dish; drain and set aside.

2. Microcook rice according to package directions. Drain tomatoes, reserving 2 Tbsp. liquid. In baking dish layer half the peppers (cut sides up), the rice, drained tomatoes, Jack cheese, and remaining peppers (cut sides down). Drizzle reserved tomato liquid. Cover with parchment. Microcook on high 5 to 6 minutes, turning once. Let stand 5 minutes. To serve, top with Parmesan and oregano; drizzle olive oil. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Rice and Sweet Pepper Bowl)
  • Servings Per Recipe 4,
  • cal. (kcal) 319,
  • Fat, total (g) 16,
  • chol. (mg) 36,
  • sat. fat (g) 8,
  • carb. (g) 31,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 3,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1,
  • fiber (g) 3,
  • sugar (g) 7,
  • pro. (g) 14,
  • vit. A (IU) 1069,
  • vit. C (mg) 1,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 1,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 16,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 733,
  • Potassium (mg) 477,
  • calcium (mg) 343,
  • iron (mg) 2,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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