Rice & Sweet Pepper Bowl

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Kimberly Kay

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@KimberlyV65

I found this recipe on the 'Better Homes & Gardens' website; it can be either a vegetarian dish, or you can add meat to it (I added ground sirloin...I mixed it in with the Spanish rice, which is the version shown in the picture).

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
25 Min

Ingredients

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  • 4 medium
    green or red sweet bell peppers
  • 1 (8.8 oz)
    pouch cooked spanish-style rice
  • 1 (14 oz.) can(s)
    stewed tomatoes
  • 4 (1 oz.) slice
    pepper jack cheese
  • 1 oz
    parmesan cheese
  • ·
    fresh oregano (optional)
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil

How to Make Rice & Sweet Pepper Bowl

Step-by-Step

  1. Quarter peppers; remove stems, seeds and ribs; place in a 2-quart square microwave-safe baking dish.
  2. Add 2 Tbsp water; cover with parchment and microwave on high 4 minutes, until crisp-tender.
  3. Remove peppers from dish; drain and set aside.
  4. Microwave rice according to package directions; drain tomatoes, reserving 2 Tbsp of liquid.
  5. In a baking dish layer half the peppers (cut sides up), rice, tomatoes, Pepper Jack cheese and remaining peppers (cut sides down); drizzle reserved tomato liquid.
  6. Cover with parchment; microwave on HIGH 5 to 6 minutes, turning once; let stand 5 minutes.
  7. To serve, top with Parmesan and oregano; drizzle with olive oil.

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About Rice & Sweet Pepper Bowl

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Rice Sides
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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