Peppers Stuffed With Broccoli, Beans and Rice

“These stuffed peppers make a quick meal for two. Feel free to use any red or green salsa you have on hand. You could also substitute parsley for the cilantro. (From Betty Crocker's "Money Saving Meals" cookbook)”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In 8 or 9" square microwavable dish, place peppers, cut sides down.
  2. Cover dish with plastic wrap, folding back one edge or corner 1/4" to vent steam.
  3. Microwave on High about 4 minutes or until tender.
  4. Meanwhile, in a 1 qt saucepan, heat water to boiling over High heat.
  5. Stir in rice, broccoli and onion.
  6. Reduce heat to Low; cover and simmer about 10 minutes or until water is absorbed.
  7. Stir in beans and salsa.
  8. Spoon hot rice mixture into pepper halves and place filled sides up in microwavable dish.
  9. Sprinkle each pepper half with 1 tbsp of the cheese.
  10. Cover dish with plastic wrap, while venting again, and microwave on High about 1 minute or until cheese is melted.
  11. Sprinkle with cilantro. Let stand 1-2 minutes before serving.

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