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                         Black Bean Stuffed Peppers
 
 Recipe By     : American Cancer Society/Florida Department of Citrus, 1998
 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Beans & Legumes                  Rice 7 grains
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    4      large         green sweet peppers
    1      cup           reduced-sodium chicken broth
      3/4  cup           frozen florida orange juice concentrate -- thawed
      1/2  cup           chopped onion
      1/2  cup           long grain rice
    2      teaspoons     chili powder
   15      ounces        black beans -- rinsed and drained
    1      11 ounces wh  kernel corn with sweet peppers -- drained
      3/4  cup           shredded reduced-fat monterey jack cheese
                         --3 ounces
                         florida orange wedges -- optional
 
 Fill a Dutch oven about half full of water; bring to boiling, Halve peppers
 lengthwise, removing seeds and membranes. Add peppers to boiling water-and
 return to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 4 to 5 minutes or-
 until peppers are lust tender. Drain peppers.
 
 Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan combine broth, thawed concentrate, onion,
 uncooked rice, and chili powder. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and
 simmer about 20 minutes or until rice is tender Stir in beans and corn,
 Stir in most of the cheese.
 
 Fill peppers with rice mixture. Place in a 3-quart rectangular baking dish.
 Bake, covered, in a 400® oven about 25 minutes or until heated through.
 Sprinkle with remaining cheese. If desired, garnish with orange wedges.
 
 Makes 4 servings (2 pepper-halves).
 
 Nutrition facts per serving: 395 cal., 19 g pro., 75 g carbo., 5 g total
 fat (2 g sat. fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 9 g dietary fiber, 846 mg sodium.
 Daily Value: 161% vit. C, 15% vit. A, 31% folate, 28% thiamin, 12%
 riboflavin, 17% niacin, 19% calcium, 23% iron, 26% potassium.
 
 
 
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