Millet-Stuffed Peppers

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Prep Time
25
min.
Total Time
1
hr.
Servings

8 servings

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  • Heat oven to 350ºF.
  • Bring 1-1/2 qt. (6 cups) water to boil in medium saucepan. Add millet; cook 20 min. or until tender. Meanwhile, cook and stir onions and garlic in hot oil in large skillet on medium-high heat 5 min. or until onions are crisp-tender. Stir in carrots; cook 4 min. or until crisp-tender. Add cumin and chili powder; mix well. Cook 2 min.
  • Drain millet. Add to vegetable mixture in skillet with crumbles and 1 cup cheese; mix well. Spoon into pepper halves; place in shallow baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Pour 1/4 cup water into dish; cover.
  • Bake 35 min. or until peppers are crisp-tender and filling is heated through (160ºF).

How to Toast Millet

Toasting adds a deeper flavor to millet. After rinsing the millet, drain well. Heat a large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat. Add millet. Cook until millet is dry and golden brown, stirring frequently.

Servings

  • 8 servings

Healthy Living

  • Good source of calcium
  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Diabetes Center

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 1 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 1 Starch
  • 1 Vegetable
  • 1 Meat (L)
  • 1/2 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

These stuffed peppers make a delicious entree. And as a bonus, the green peppers are an excellent source of vitamin C, the carrots are a good source of vitamin A and the cheese is rich in calcium.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 180
% Daily Value
Total fat 9g
Saturated fat 2.5g
Cholesterol 10mg
Sodium 210mg
Carbohydrate 16g
Dietary fiber 3g
Sugars 3g
Protein 11g
   
Vitamin A 35 %DV
Vitamin C 40 %DV
Calcium 35 %DV
Iron 8 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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