*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                         BLACK BEAN-STUFFED PEPPERS
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetarian                       Vegan
                 Main dish
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       c            Dried black beans
    4                    Bell peppers
    1       tb           Olive oil
    1       c            Onions -- chopped
    1       tb           Chili powder
    1       t            Ground cumin
    1       t            Dried basil
      1/2   ts           Dried oregano
    1       tb           Wine vinegar
    2 1/2   c            Brown rice -- cooked
            pn           Sea salt
    1       md           Tomato -- chopped
 
    Prepare beans according to package directions.
   
    Cut peppers in half lengthwise and remove seeds. Steam peppers, cut side
   down, over 1/2 boiling water until nearly tender, about 8 to 10minutes.
   Rinse with cold water, drain and set aside.
   
    Preheat oven to 350 deg.
   
    Heat oil in a skillet over mediumheat.Saute onion until soft and
   translucent. Add chili powder, cumin, basil, oregano, beans and vinegar;
   mixing well. Stir in rice, salt and tomato. Remove from heat.
   
    Fill peppers with bean mixture. Place in a shallow baking dish. Bake,
   covered, until peppers are tender, about 15 minutes. Serve immediately.
   
    Per serving: 233 cal; 13 g prot; 303 mg sod; 30 g carb; 7 g fat; 0mg chol;
   34 mg calcium
   
    Source: Vegetarian Gourmet, Winter 93/MM by DEEANNE
  
 
 
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