*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                   BELL PEPPERS WITH BROWN RICE STUFFING
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Main dish                        Nuts
                 Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    4       ea           Green bell peppers
    1       md           Onion, diced
    1       ea           Garlic clove, minced
    2       tb           Oil
    2       oz           Brown rice
      3/4   pt           Tomato juice
    1       ea           Bay leaf
    1       ea           Thyme sprig
    1       ea           Parsley sprig
    4       oz           Mixed nuts, chopped
                         Salt & pepper, to taste
 
   Slice the tops from the peppers to form lids.  Scoop
   out the seeds & membranes.  Place the peppers in a
   greased casserole.
   
   Saute the onion & garlic in the oil over low heat
   until the onion is soft & golden.  Add the rice & half
   the tomato juice, along with the bay leaf, thyme &
   parsley.  Cover & simmer for 40 minutes.  Discard the
   bay leaf, thyme & parsley.  Mix in the nuts & season
   well.
   
   Fill the green peppers with the sauteed mixture.
   Replace the tops. Pour the remaining tomato juice
   around the peppers.  Bake at 350F for 35 minutes.
   
   Mary Norwak, “Grains, Beans & Pulses”
  
 
 
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