Sign In Chef

By signing up, you agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy.
Sign In with Facebook Sign In with Twitter Sign In with Google Sign In with Windows
OR

No account yet? Sign up.

Forgot your password?

×

Our Disclaimer (The serious stuff)

By using our free meal planner (and the rest of spoonacular.com) you have to agree that you and only you are responsible for anything that happens to you because of something you have read on this site or have bought/cooked/eaten because of this site. After all, the only person who controls what you put in your mouth is you, right?

Spoonacular is a recipe search engine that sources recipes from across the web. We do our best to find recipes suitable for many diets — whether vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, dairy free, etc. — but we cannot guarantee that a recipe's ingredients are safe for your diet. Always read ingredient lists from the original source (follow the link from the "Instructions" field) in case an ingredient has been incorrectly extracted from the original source or has been labeled incorrectly in any way. Moreover, it is important that you always read the labels on every product you buy to see if the product could cause an allergic reaction or if it conflicts with your personal or religious beliefs. If you are still not sure after reading the label, contact the manufacturer.

We also attempt to estimate the cost and calculate the nutritional information for the recipes found on our site. Again, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of this information. Additionally, our nutrition visualizer that suggests that you limit sodium, sugar, etc., and get enough protein, vitamins, and minerals is not intended as medical advice. Similarly, our health tips are based on articles we have read from various sources across the web, and are not based on any medical training. The team behind spoonacular does not possess any medical qualifications and the information may be found to be incorrect or out of date based on future research. If you need help planning your diet or determining which foods (and recipes) are safe for you, contact a registered dietitian, allergist, or another medical professional.

Spoonacular is not responsible for any adverse effects or damages that occur because of your use of the website or any information it provides (e.g. after cooking/consuming a recipe on spoonacular.com or on any of the sites we link to, after reading information from articles or shared via social media, etc.)

×

Southwestern Stuffed Peppers

 
Southwestern Stuffed Peppers
Image © Foodnetwork
This recipe is vegetarian.vegetarian
This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
 
One serving costs about $1.53

$1.53 per serving

6 people like this recipe

6 likes

This recipe is ready in 35 minutes

Ready in 35 minutes

spoonacular Score:51%

Spoonacular Score: 51%

 

If $1.53 per serving falls in your budget, Southwestern Stuffed Peppers might be an amazing gluten free and vegetarian recipe to try. This recipe makes 4 servings with 409 calories, 7g of protein, and 7g of fat each. Not a lot of people made this recipe, and 6 would say it hit the spot. A mixture of salt and pepper, butter, flat leaf parsley, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so tasty. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 35 minutes. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 54%. This score is solid. Try Southwestern Stuffed Peppers, Southwestern Stuffed Peppers, and Southwestern Stuffed Peppers for similar recipes.

Ingredients

Servings:
1 cup
1 cup cooked bbq sauce
cooked bbq sauce
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp butter
butter
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps flat leaf parsley
flat leaf parsley
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp olive oil
olive oil
1
1  onion
onion
1 cup
1 cup frozen peas
frozen peas
2
2  italian red green peppers
italian red green peppers
some
some black salt and pepper
black salt and pepper
2
2  scallions
scallions
2 cups
2 cups vegetable broth
vegetable broth
1 cup
1 cup white rice
white rice
1 cup cooked bbq sauce
1 cup
cooked bbq sauce
1 Tbsp butter
1 Tbsp
butter
2 Tbsps flat leaf parsley
2 Tbsps
flat leaf parsley
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 Tbsp
olive oil
1  onion
1
onion
1 cup frozen peas
1 cup
frozen peas
2  italian red green peppers
2
italian red green peppers
some black salt and pepper
some
black salt and pepper
2  scallions
2
scallions
2 cups vegetable broth
2 cups
vegetable broth
1 cup white rice
1 cup
white rice

Equipment

grill pan
grill pan
frying pan
frying pan
grill
grill
pot
pot
grill pan
grill pan
frying pan
frying pan
grill
grill
pot
pot


Instructions

Read the detailed instructions on Foodnetwork

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $1.59
Ingredient
1 cup cooked bbq sauce
1 tablespoon butter
2 tablespoons flat leaf parsley
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 onion
1 cup frozen peas
2 italian red green peppers
2 scallions
2 cups vegetable broth
1 cup white rice
Price
$1.12
$0.12
$0.32
$0.17
$0.24
$0.83
$0.73
$0.16
$1.51
$1.18
$6.37

Tips

Health Tips

  • 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!

  • Here is an easy health swap: substitute brown rice for white rice. Brown rice is a whole grain, while white rice is brown rice stripped of some of its parts and much of its fiber and other nutrients. It is important to note, however, that all rice types raise your blood sugar and should be eaten in moderation. In fact, if it seems like it would work in the recipe, the best option would probably be so-called cauliflower rice.

  • Some bouillon/stock products contain gluten, some don't. If you are following a gluten-free diet, always read product labels carefully.

  • 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.

  • get more health tips

Price Tips

  • 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).

Cooking Tips

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • get more cooking tips
Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
408 Calories
6g Protein
7g Total Fat
78g Carbs
9% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
408
20%

Fat
7g
11%

  Saturated Fat
2g
15%

Carbohydrates
78g
26%

  Sugar
29g
33%

Cholesterol
7mg
3%

Sodium
1432mg
62%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
6g
14%

Vitamin C
68mg
83%

Vitamin K
62µg
59%

Manganese
0.86mg
43%

Vitamin A
1224IU
24%

Fiber
4g
19%

Vitamin B6
0.36mg
18%

Copper
0.28mg
14%

Potassium
480mg
14%

Vitamin B1
0.2mg
13%

Phosphorus
130mg
13%

Selenium
8µg
13%

Folate
46µg
12%

Vitamin B3
2mg
12%

Magnesium
43mg
11%

Iron
1mg
10%

Vitamin E
1mg
10%

Zinc
1mg
8%

Vitamin B2
0.14mg
8%

Vitamin B5
0.73mg
7%

Calcium
65mg
7%

covered percent of daily need

Related Recipes