Note: This recipe is especially for kids who must avoid gluten, a type of protein found in many foods.
This light vegetarian, gluten-free dish can be served with steamed veggies, a salad, or baked potato.
Prep time: 40 minutes
Serving size: ½ pepper
Nutritional analysis (per serving):
10 g protein
4 g fat
2 g sat. fat
32 g carbohydrate
7 g fiber
9 mg cholesterol
254 mg sodium
102 mg calcium
2.4 mg iron
Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.
Variations and suggestions:
Any color of peppers will work well in this recipe. If you would like to add meat, you can add ½ cup cooked ground beef or turkey to the bean mixture.
Reviewed by: Rupal Christine Gupta, Md
Date reviewed: July 2015
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