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June 2017 | Recipes

 Preparation: 20 minutes
 Cooking: 30 minutes
 Yield: 6 Stuffed Peppers

2 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 ½  tablespoon Italian seasoning
½ pound ground lean beef, turkey or chicken ½ teaspoon black pepper
¼ cup onions, chopped ½ teaspoon sugar
¼ cup celery, chopped 1 ½ cups cooked rice
2 tablespoons lemon juice 6 small green peppers, seeded with tops removed
1 tablespoon celery seed fresh dill, chopped


  • Preheat oven to 325ºF.
  • Heat oil in saucepan.
  • Add ground meat, onions and celery, cook until meat is browned.
  • Add all ingredients except green peppers and dill to sauce pan.
  • Stir together, remove from heat.
  • Stuff peppers with mixture. Wrap with foil or place in a dish and cover.
  • Bake for 30 minutes. Remove and sprinkle with dill

Nutrients per Serving: Calories: 131, Protein: 9 g, Carbohydrates: 15 g, Fat: 4 g, Cholesterol: 28 mg, Sodium: 36 mg, Potassium: 150 mg, Phosphorous: 83 mg, Calcium: 38 mg, Fiber: 1 g.
Renal and diabetic food choices: 1 low potassium vegetable, 1 starch, 1 fat, 1 protein
Adapted from (Kidney Cooking-Third Addition)

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