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Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers
Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers

Category: Main Dish | Serves: 6

(21 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 276
Protein: 14 g
Carbs: 38 g
Fat: 8 g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Sodium: 766 mg
Fiber: 7 g

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1 1/2 cups dry brown rice
6 large green bell peppers
3 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
3 tablespoons cooking sherry
1 teaspoon low sodium Worcestershire sauce
1 1/2 cups extra firm tofu
1/4 cup sweetened dried cranberries
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
salt and pepper to taste
2 cups tomato sauce
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 Preheat oven to 350 °F. In a saucepan bring 3 cups water to a boil. Stir in rice. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 40 minutes.
2 Meanwhile, core and seed green peppers, leaving bottoms intact. Place peppers in a microwavable dish with about 1/2 inch of water in the bottom. Microwave on high for 6 minutes.
3 In a small frying pan bring soy sauce, wine and Worcestershire sauce to a simmer. Add tofu and simmer until the liquid is absorbed. Combine rice (after it has cooled), tofu, cranberries, cheese, salt and pepper; mix and pack firmly into peppers. Return peppers to the dish you first microwaved them in, and bake in preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes, or until lightly browned on top.
4 Meanwhile, in a small saucepan over low heat, combine tomato sauce and brown sugar; heat until hot throughout. Spoon sauce over each serving.

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