This simple and delicious healthy and gluten-free Stuffed green pepper casserole, made with instant rice and lean ground beef is smothered in gooey melted cheese (low-fat), is easy to make and requires no stuffing! It can be made ahead and frozen for a quick weeknight meal. 6 WW points per serving on the blue plan.
Brown ground beef and onion in a large stock pot or dutch oven, then drain. You could also use a frying pan.
Boil chopped green peppers in water until soft (10-15 minutes). Drain. You could also cook them for about 5 minutes in the microwave. Cook rice in separate pot. * I use brown minute rice to make it quicker
Mix cooked rice, green pepper, ground beef and remaining ingredients (except cheese) together in stock pot, dutch oven or oven safe casserole dish.
Top with shredded cheese.Bake at 350 for 12-15 minutes or until cheese is melted.
Then turn it up to 500 degrees F and broil for 1-2 minutes until cheese is lightly brown and bubbly. Serve hot.
Stuffed Green Pepper Casserole Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 226Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Vitamin A 300IU6%
Vitamin C 30.3mg37%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.