Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
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A blend of seasoned brown rice, raisins, Chiquita Bananas and apples stuffed in bell pepper halves and baked.
large red or green Bell peppers, halved lengthwise and seeded
ripe, Chiquita Banana, diced
Green onion, diced
Gala or Red Delicious Apple, peeled, cored and diced
- 1/4 cup
- 2 Tbsp.
(8.5-oz.) pouch pre-cooked, seasoned brown and wild Rice medley (do not heat)
- 1/8 tsp.
white Pepper, optional
dash of Salt, to taste
healthy Bell Peppers Stuffed with Chiquita Banana Fruited Rice Recipe
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Fill a large, deep pan with water and bring to a boil. Place pepper halves in the water and boil for 5 minutes. Drain and set aside. In a large bowl gently toss together the diced banana, green onion, apple and raisins. Add the orange juice and gently stir in the rice medley. Taste; if desired season with white pepper and salt. Stuff the bell pepper halves with the fruited rice. Bake for 20 minutes; serve.
Makes a great side dish, or double the recipe and serve as a meatless main dish.
Try with a glass of Madeira wine.
Nutrition Information Per Serving:
Calories 160; Total Fat 1 g (Sat 0 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 0 g, Mono 0 g); Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 10 mg; Potassium 390 mg; Total Carbohydrates 36 g; Dietary Fiber 4 g; Total Sugars 15 g; Protein 3 g. Percent Daily Value: Vitamin A 8%; Vitamin B6 15%; Vitamin C 120%; Vitamin D 0%; Calcium 2%; Iron 4%.