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Couscous-Stuffed Red Bell Peppers

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Couscous-Stuffed Red Bell Peppers
  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 2
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Looking for a quick and easy dinner served in a different way? Then this colorful meal-in-a-pepper is for you! And you don't precook the peppers, so they're very fresh-tasting.

Ingredients

1
box (5.7 oz) roasted garlic and olive oil-flavored couscous
1 1/4
cups water
2
large red bell peppers, cut in half lengthwise, seeds and membranes removed
1
cup chopped fresh spinach
1/4
cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • 1 Cook couscous in water as directed on box omitting oil; cover to keep warm.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 8-inch square (2-quart) microwavable dish, arrange bell pepper halves; add 2 tablespoons water. Cover with microwavable waxed paper. Microwave on High 3 to 4 minutes or just until crisp-tender.
  • 3 Stir spinach and cheese into couscous. Spoon mixture into pepper halves.
Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
390
(
Calories from Fat
40
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
7%
(
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
13%
,
Trans Fat
0g
)
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
260mg
11%
Potassium
520mg
15%
Total Carbohydrate
74g
25%
(
Dietary Fiber
8g
31%
,
Sugars
12g
)
Protein
17g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
220%
220%
Vitamin C
260%
260%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
4 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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