Chicken Andouille-Stuffed Peppers with Roasted Green Beans

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Stuffed peppers? Yes please! Spicy Cajun seasoning and chicken andouille sausage give these stuffed peppers some kick, and green beans roast on the same pan for an easy side.

Chicken Andouille-Stuffed Peppers with Roasted Green Beans
Photo: Jason Donnelly
Prep Time:
15 mins
Roast Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
Servings:
4

Ingredients

  • 2 red and/or yellow sweet peppers, halved lengthwise and seeded

  • 1 8.8 ounce pouch cooked whole grain brown rice

  • 6 ounce cooked chicken andouille sausage, chopped

  • ½ cup sliced green onions

  • cup seeded and chopped roma tomato

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning

  • 1 pound green beans, trimmed

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

  • ½ cup shredded Colby and Monterey Jack cheese (2 oz.) (optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Place peppers, cut sides down, in a 15x10-inch baking pan. Roast 10 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl combine next six ingredients (through Cajun seasoning).

  3. Turn over pepper halves and arrange in half of the pan. Fill with sausage mixture, allowing some filling to spill into pan if necessary. Place green beans in other half of pan. Drizzle beans with oil and sprinkle with salt and black pepper; toss to coat.

  4. Cover loosely with foil and roast 25 minutes. Remove foil. If desired, sprinkle peppers with cheese. Roast 5 minutes more or until filling is heated through and beans are tender.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

300 Calories
13g Fat
33g Carbs
16g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 300
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 45mg 15%
Sodium 575mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 16g
Vitamin C 96.2mg 481%
Calcium 173mg 13%
Iron 2.8mg 16%
Potassium 212mg 5%
Folate, total 85mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.4mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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