Sausage-Rice Stuffed Sweet Peppers

These stuffed peppers are filled with a savory blend of flavors, including chicken sausage, black beans, Gouda cheese, organic brown rice, chia, and kale. Top it with sour cream for a hearty side dish or meal.

50 mins
  • 20min
    Prep time
  • 30min
    Cook time
  • 6
    Servings

Ingredients

  • 2 fully-cooked flavored chicken sausage links (about 5 ounces)
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 package (8.5 ounces) SEEDS OF CHANGE® Brown & Red Rice with Chia & Kale
  • 1 cup cooked black beans
  • 1/3 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 cup shredded smoked Gouda cheese
  • 3 large bell peppers
  • Sour cream
  • Sliced green onion

1 - Gather fresh ingredients.

2 - Cook SEEDS OF CHANGE® Brown & Red Rice with Chia & Kale with beans and barbeque sauce.

3 - Spoon into peppers.

4 - Top with sour cream and green onion. Enjoy!

Gather fresh ingredients.
Cook SEEDS OF CHANGE® Brown & Red Rice with Chia & Kale with beans and barbeque sauce.
Spoon into peppers.
Top with sour cream and green onion. Enjoy!

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 400°F. Spray 13x9-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Cut sausage lengthwise into quarters; then slice into 1/4-inch pieces.
  3. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat.
  4. Cook and stir onion in oil 4 to 5 minutes or until onion begins to brown.
  5. Stir in garlic; cook and stir 30 seconds longer.
  6. Stir in SEEDS OF CHANGE® Brown & Red Rice with Chia & Kale, beans, barbecue sauce and water.
  7. Heat 2 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until hot. Stir in cheese and sausage.
  8. Cut peppers lengthwise in half; carefully remove white membrane and seeds.
  9. Place in baking dish. Spoon about 1/2 cup mixture into each pepper half.
  10. Bake uncovered 25 to 30 minutes or until peppers begin to soften. Garnish with a dollop of sour cream and the green onion.

Servings: 6

Amount per Serving

  • Calories280

  • % Daily Value*

  • Total fat 10g15%

    Saturated fat 5g25%

    Trans fat 0g 0%

  • Cholestrol N/AN/A

  • Sodium 690mg29%

  • Total Carbohydrates 28g9%

    Dietary Fiber 5g 20%

    Sugars 4g

  • Protein 13g

  • Vitamin AN/A

  • Vitamin CN/A

  • CalciumN/A

  • IronN/A