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Tuna Stuffed Peppers

An easy family favorite – tuna is the perfect healthy substitute for ground beef in this recipe

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Created By: StarKist

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Prep Time:

15 minutes

Cook Time:

20 minutes

Servings:

6
 

Nutritional Information

When using one 11 oz pouch Chunk Light Tuna in Water

Recipe

Ingredients

1 pouch (11 oz.) StarKist® Chunk Light Tuna in Water

6 peppers, red and green

1 cup chopped onions

1 clove garlic, minced

1 tbsp. Olive Oil

½ tsp. oregano

1 tsp. parsley

1 - ¼ cups cooked brown rice

Salt and pepper

1 cup cheddar cheese

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

  2. Cut tops off the peppers and clean out the interiors.   Slice the top of the pepper around the stem (discard the stem) and cut the pepper into small dices.

  3. Heat olive oil in large skillet over medium heat.  Stir in onions, garlic and diced pepper and cook until onions and peppers are soft, about 5 minutes.  Add oregano, parsley, salt and pepper, tuna and rice.  Mix to blend well.

  4. Stuff peppers with mixture.  Place in 8 x8 square baking dish.

  5. Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes.  Top with cheese and bake for 5 additional minutes to melt the cheese.