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$1.53 per serving
Ready in 35 minutes
Spoonacular Score: 56%
If you have around 35 minutes to spend in the kitchen, Southwestern Stuffed Peppers might be a spectacular gluten free and vegetarian recipe to try. One portion of this dish contains approximately 7g of protein, 7g of fat, and a total of 409 calories. This recipe serves 4. For $1.53 per serving, this recipe covers 17% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. A mixture of taco sauce, salt and pepper, olive oil, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so delicious. It is brought to you by Foodnetwork. 6 people were impressed by this recipe. Taking all factors into account, this recipe earns a spoonacular score of 49%, which is solid. Similar recipes are Southwestern Stuffed Peppers, Southwestern Stuffed Peppers, and Southwestern Stuffed Peppers.
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To make baked goods lighter and sneak in some extra nutrition, you can swap half the butter or oil (sometimes even all of it!) with an equal amount of unsweetened applesauce.
Believe it or not, some sources say you can substitute avocado puree for butter when making brownies. Try it and let us know how it turns out!
Some bouillon/stock products contain gluten, some don't. If you are following a gluten-free diet, always read product labels carefully.
If you can, choose grassfed butter for a better nutritional profile—more vitamins, a favorable omega 3/6 ratio, etc.
Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).
Butter's incredible flavor has made it an extremely popular cooking fat, but it is important to know that butter has the lowest smoke point of almost any cooking fat. This means butter literally starts to smoke at a lower temperature than most other fats between 250-350 degrees Fahrenheit. So while butter is great for cooking at lower temperatures, you should probably use canola oil, coconut oil, or another oil with a higher smoke point for frying and other high temperature cooking.
To keep your eyes from stinging and watering while cutting onions, trying popping the onion in the freezer for 15 minutes before you plan to start cooking. Chilling the onion slows the release of the enzyme responsible for teary eyes.
You should not store your onions with your potatoes because the gases they emit will make each other spoil faster. For more information about selecting and storing onions, check out this lesson about onions in the academy.
If you're using olive oil to cook at high temperatures, make sure that the olive oil you're using has a high smoke point because heating an oil past its smoke point can ruin the flavor and even release harmful compounds into your dish. Many people recommend saving extra-virgin olive oil for cold dishes or for adding the finishing touch to a warm dish. You could also use canola oil, coconut oil, or another good high-temperature oil to be on the safe side.