STUFFED BELL PEPPER
1/2 lb (227g) Ground Beef 3 oz (85g) Chana Dal (Split Yellow Peas) 1/2 Cup 1/2 Cup Rice 0.7 oz (20g) / 1/8 Bunch Savory Mint Parsley Chives Green Onions 3 to 5 Bell Peppers 1 Onion 1 Onion 1 Tbsp Tomato Paste 1 Tbsp Tomato Paste 1 Lime 1 Garlic Clove 2 Tbsp Vegetable Oil 5 Dried Prunes Curry Seasoning Turmeric, Salt, Ground Chili Pepper PREPARATIONS: 1- Dice one of the onions. 2- Slice the other onion. 3- Wash and rinse the chana dal. 4- Wash and rinse the rice. 5- Mince the herbs. 6- Slice the tomato lengthwise. 7- Cut the top of the bell peppers and clean the center seeds out. DIRECTIONS: 1-Fry diced onion in 2 tbsp vegetable oil until golden. 2- Mash a garlic clove to the fried onions. 3- Stir in turmeric, curry seasoning and ground chili pepper. 4- Transfer the ground beef to the onion and stir. 5- Fry the beef along until it turn brown. Stir occasionally. 6- Meanwhile transfer the chana dal to a small pot, add enough water to cover the dal. 7- Cover the pot with a lid (leave a crack open for the steam to scape). 8- Over medium heat, simmer the chana dal for 20 minutes. 9- Mix in the cooked chana dal, minced herbs and rice to the beef pot. 10- Add 1 tbsp tomato paste and salt (as much as preferred). Stir until all the ingredients are well combined. 11- Continue the heat for 5 to 7 more minutes. 12- Take a small pot, lay slice onions to cover the surface. 13- Cover the onions with a layer of sliced tomatoes. 14- Fill the bell peppers with the beef/chana dal mixture and cover the bell peppers with the tops you had cut out during the preparation. 15- Place the bell pepper straight up over the small pot over the tomatoes SAUCE: 16- In a separate container, combine a tbsp tomato paste with salt and a fresh lime juice. 17- Pour in half a cup of water and still thoroughly. 18- Pour the sauce over the stuffed bell pepper. 19- Cover the pot with a lid (leave the lid ajar), Simmer the pot over medium heat for an hour. (Add water if needed).
STUFFED BELL PEPPER CALORIES & NUTRITION VALUES
Bell pepper itself is highly nutritious. Bell pepper is filled with antioxidants. It contains very high amounts of vitamin C. Bell pepper has potential anti cancer benefits. Now when you fill bell pepper with ground beef which is very high in vitamin B12 and of course protein along with fresh herbs and chana dal, you got your self a Grade A food. It has most if not all of vitamins and minerals your body needs on a daily basis. One serving (3.5 oz / 100g) of Stuffed bell pepper has 140 calories (28 calories from fat). Stuffed Bell Pepper contains very high amounts of vitamin A, vitamin B12, vitamin B6 and vitamin C. It also contains high amounts of Iron, as high as 23 percent and it's high in dietary fiber as well. One serving of stuffed bell pepper contains 3.1g total fat (0.7g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 158mg sodium, 322mg potassium, 22.5g total carbohydrates and 6.7g protein.
nutritional factsServing Size 100g
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