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Skinny Slow-Cooker New Orleans-Style Stuffed Peppers

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Skinny Slow-Cooker New Orleans-Style Stuffed Peppers
  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 6 hr 30 min
  • Servings 4
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98% less sat fat • 69% less sodium than the original recipe. Whet your palate with this spicy, Cajun treat.

Ingredients

8
ounces ground chicken breast
1/2
cup thinly sliced celery
1
teaspoon olive oil
1
(14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes with garlic and onion, undrained
1 1/3
cups cooked brown rice
1
medium fresh jalapeño chile pepper, seeded and finely chopped*
1/2
teaspoon Cajun seasoning
1/8
teaspoon salt
4
large red sweet peppers

Directions

  • 1 In a large skillet cook chicken and celery in hot oil over medium heat until chicken is brown, stirring to break up chicken as it cooks. Drain tomatoes, reserving liquid. Add half of the tomatoes, the cooked brown rice, chile pepper, Cajun seasoning, and salt to chicken mixture. Remove tops, membranes, and seeds from sweet peppers. Spoon chicken mixture into peppers. Pour reserved tomato liquid and the remaining tomatoes into the bottom of a 5- to 6-quart slow cooker. Place peppers, filled sides up, on top of tomatoes in cooker.
  • 2 Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 7 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 to 3 1/2 hours. Transfer peppers to a serving plate. Serve with tomatoes from slow cooker.
Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
25
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
0%
(
Saturated Fat
1/2g
0%
,
Trans Fat
0g
)
Cholesterol
35mg
0%
Sodium
590mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
34g
0%
(
Dietary Fiber
6g
0%
,
Sugars
14g
)
Protein
17g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
110%
110%
Vitamin C
350%
350%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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