Couscous-Stuffed Red Bell Peppers

Dinner ready in just 20 minutes! Couscous and spinach stuffing provides a simple addition to this no-mess bell pepper dish.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 2

Ingredients

1
box (5.7 oz) roasted garlic and olive oil-flavored couscous mix
1 1/4
cups water
2
large red bell peppers, cut in half lengthwise, seeds and membranes removed
1
cup chopped fresh spinach
1/4
cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Cook couscous in water as directed on box, omitting oil; cover to keep warm.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 8-inch square (2-quart) microwavable dish, arrange bell pepper halves; add 2 tablespoons water. Cover with microwavable waxed paper. Microwave on High 3 to 4 minutes or just until crisp-tender.
  • 3 Stir spinach and cheese into couscous. Spoon mixture into pepper halves.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    400
    (
    Calories from Fat
    60),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    6g
    6%
    (Saturated Fat
    2 1/2g,
    2 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    1030mg
    1030%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    70g
    70%
    (Dietary Fiber
    6g
    6%
      Sugars
    9g
    9%
    ),
    Protein
    17g
    17%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    130%;
    Vitamin C
    180%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    4 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    4 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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