Whole Grain Rice & Cheese Stuffed Peppers

May 30, 2018

Stuffed Peppers Recipe

I always find that when the seasons change from Winter to Spring/Summer the meals I create become lighter and more colourful. These stuffed peppers are both! A lighter option for lunch or dinner. These whole grain rice and cheese stuffed peppers are a great dish to serve alone or as a side to accompany any meal. This is a vegetarian friendly recipe, for the whole family to enjoy. Keep this recipe handy for that low-carb days as bell peppers are a great low-carb meal full of vitamins, fibre and also naturally low in fat, great for weight-loss.

The cooking time is a little timely but the preparation time is quick and easy so you can prepare them, stick them in the oven and sit back and wait for it to cook.

Whole Grain Rice & Cheese Stuffed Peppers

Easy & Healthy Light Dinner Recipe..

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword Stuffed Peppers
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4 people

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 6 Bell Peppers, washed and cut in half - remove all the seeds
  • 300g Cream Cheese
  • 2 packets Uncle Ben’s Whole Grain Rice (flavour of your choice)
  • Grated Cheddar Cheese or Feta Cheese enough to cover each of the half peppers

Instructions

  1. Preheat fan oven to 200 degrees

  2. Wash the peppers and slice long ways in half and de-seed and place onto a chopping board

  3. Using the back of a teaspoon evenly distribute the cream cheese between each half of the peppers enough to create a thin blanket of cream to coat the inside of the pepper

  4. Empty the rice packet into a bowl and using a spoon fill each half pepper with rice

  5. Sprinkle over or cover the rice with the cheese

  6. In an overproof dish lightly drizzle the olive oil and carefully place in the filled peppers

  7. Cover the dish with foil and place in the oven

  8. Cook for about 1hr or until the peppers are nice and soft

  9. Serve on their own or as a side dish.

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2 responses to “Whole Grain Rice & Cheese Stuffed Peppers”

  1. Steph Dring says:

    I love stuffed peppers but I always forget about them as a meal idea.

    Steph x
    http://www.wanderlustpulse.com

    • Pinar says:

      I do to, it’s not until I’m writing my meal plans for the week that my husband or daughter will ask for it and I remember 🙂 xo

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