Quick and Easy Italian Stuffed Peppers

Easy to make with only a few ingredients and the always tasty Progresso™ Recipe Starters™ fire roasted cooking sauce!

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 4

Ingredients

2
large green bell peppers, halved and seeded
1/2
lb Italian sausage
3/4
cup canned black beans, drained, rinsed
3/4
cup cooked rice
1
pouch (9 oz) Progresso™ Recipe Starters™ fire roasted tomato cooking sauce
  • 1 Place peppers open sides up on microwavable plate. Cover with plastic wrap. Microwave on High 3 minutes. Set aside.
  • 2 In 10-inch skillet, cook sausage over medium-high heat 4 to 6 minutes or until no longer pink; drain. Stir in beans, rice and half of the cooking sauce. Stuff in bell pepper halves.
  • 3 In 1-quart saucepan, heat remaining sauce over medium heat. Serve with peppers.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    270
    (
    Calories from Fat
    110),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    13g
    13%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    25mg
    25%;
    Sodium
    910mg
    910%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    27g
    27%
    (Dietary Fiber
    5g
    5%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    12g
    12%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    60%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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