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Savory Stuffed Peppers

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Category: Low Fat

 Ingredients List

  • 4 md Green peppers
  • 2/3 c Split peas
  • 2 1/4 c Water
  • 1 pk Vegetable broth
  • 1/2 md Onion, chopped
  • 1 c Sliced mushrooms
  • 2 To 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tb Olive oil
  • 1 tb Balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 ts Ground cumin
  • 1/2 ts Dried oregano
  • 1/2 c Couscous
  • 2 md Tomatoes, seeded and
  • Chopped


Remove tops and seeds from green peppers. Stand pepper cups upright in an
8" microwave-safe baking dish.

Wash and pick over peas. Place in a medium saucepan with 1-1/4 cups of the
water and the vegetable broth. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and
simmer for 30 minutes.

Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, saute onion, mushrooms and garlic in olive
oil until onions are tender, 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in peas
along with seasonings. Set aside.

In a small saucepan, bring the remaining 1 cup water to a boil, add
couscous and remove from heat. Cover; let stand for 5 minutes. Stir into
pea- vegetable mixture along with half of the tomatoes. Stuff peppers with
mixture. Cover and microwave on high for 5 minutes. Top with remaining

Makes 4 servings.

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