Slow Cooker Couscous Stuffed Peppers

  • Prep Time: 20 min

  • Cook Time: 7 hours

  • Serving Size: 1 stuffed pepper

  • Serves: 4

  • Prep Time: 20 min

  • Cook Time: 7 hours

  • Serving Size: 1 stuffed pepper

  • Serves: 4

Prep Time: 20 min Cook Time: 7 hours Serving Size: 1 stuffed pepper Serves: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 pepper with filling (332g) 4 servings per container
Amount per serving
Calories 330
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 3.5g 18%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 50mg 17%
Sodium 240mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 15%
Dietary Fiber 6g 21%
Total Sugars 11g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 21g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 38mg 2%
Iron 4mg 20%
Potassium 488mg 10%
*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

This recipe also has:

Vitamin A: 26% Daily Value

Vitamin C: 179% Daily Value

INGREDIENTS

4 large bell peppers

1/2 pound lean ground beef

1/2 cup onion, chopped

1 clove of garlic, finely chopped

1 can (15 ounces) no salt added tomato sauce

1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon

1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper

2/3 cup uncooked couscous

1/2 cup water

Optional:

Fresh cilantro

STEPS

  1. Rinse fresh produce and tops of cans. Cut a small segment of bell pepper to remove top of pepper. Remove seeds and white membranes and discard.
  2. In a large skillet, cook ground beef, onions, and garlic over medium-high heat or until beef is brown. Drain excess fat.
  3. Stir in tomato sauce, cumin, salt, cinnamon, and ground red pepper.
  4. Stir in couscous.
  5. Divide beef mixture evenly among peppers.
  6. Pour water into a 4 1/2 or 6 quart slow cooker. Stand the peppers upright in the cooker.
  7. Cover and cook on low heat setting for 5 to 7 hours or until peppers are tender.
  8. Garnish with fresh cilantro, if using.

IDEAS

  • Instead of cooking in slow cooker, place peppers in a baking dish and bake at 350°F for 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 pepper with filling (332g) 4 servings per container
Amount per serving
Calories 330
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 3.5g 18%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 50mg 17%
Sodium 240mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 15%
Dietary Fiber 6g 21%
Total Sugars 11g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 21g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 38mg 2%
Iron 4mg 20%
Potassium 488mg 10%
*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

This recipe also has:

Vitamin A: 26% Daily Value

Vitamin C: 179% Daily Value

*Adapted from a Brevard County recipe

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*Adapted from a Brevard County recipe

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