Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed Peppers

Recipe submitted by Profile member Alvina Morrison

Profile Exchange: 4 oz lean protein, 1 cup vegetables

Number of Servings: 2


  • 2 large peppers

  • 8 oz lean ground beef

  • 1/2 onion chopped

  • 1 small can chopped tomatoes

  • 1/2 cup water

  • 1/4 tsp ground pepper

  • 1/4 cup of cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 375. Halve peppers lengthwise; remove stem, ends, seeds and membranes

  2. Immerse peppers in into boiling water for 3 minutes and invert onto a paper towel to drain well

  3. In a large skillet brown meat and onion until tender. Drain fat. Stir in tomato, water and ground pepper. Cover and simmer.

  4. Place peppers in 8x8x2 baking dish.

  5. Spoon meat mixture into peppers and sprinkle cheese on top.

  6. Bake uncovered for approximately 15 minutes or until heated through.

  7. Let stand for 1-2 minutes before serving.