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Stuffed Bell Peppers “Nogales”

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Stuffed Bell Peppers “Nogales”

Stuffed Bell Peppers “Nogales”
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  • 1 package (4.2 ounce) Rice-A-Roni® Nature’s Way™ Long Grain & Wild Rice
  • 2 large green peppers
  • 1/2 pound 90% lean ground beef
  • 1/2 cup corn kernels (fresh, frozen or canned)
  • 1 cup salsa (mild, medium or hot)
  • 1/2 cup shredded low-fat cheddar cheese


  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Prepare Nature’s Way Long Grain & Wild Rice Rice-A-Roni according to package directions.
  • Meanwhile, cut peppers in half lengthwise; remove seeds, wash and drain. Place peppers in baking dish. Bake uncovered 12 to 15 minutes or until soft. Remove from oven.
  • In medium skillet over medium heat, cook ground beef about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until no pink remains. Drain fat, if necessary.
  • In large bowl, combine corn, salsa and cooked beef. Add cooked rice; mix well.
  • Spoon rice mixture evenly into each of pepper halves. Top each evenly with cheese. Return to oven 10 to 12 minutes or until heated through and cheese is melted.
  • Serving Suggestion: Just before serving, top each pepper with sour cream and sliced avocado.