Tempeh-Stuffed Peppers

Prep Time 45 mins
Cook Time 4 hrs
Total Time 4 hrs 45 mins
Servings 6 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 6 ounces tempeh cubed
  • 1 large clove garlic pressed
  • 3 14.5-oz. cans crushed tomatoes
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 2 1/4 cups brown rice cooked
  • 2 1/2 cups low fat cheddar cheese shredded, divided
  • 6 green bell peppers tops cut off and seeded

Instructions
 

  • GO AHEAD TIP: Cook rice for tomorrow night’s meal. In a saucepan, steam tempeh 10 minutes. In a bowl, mash the steamed tempeh with the garlic and half the tomatoes.
  • Stir in onions, rice, and 1 1/2 cups cheese. Stuff peppers with mixture.
  • Place peppers in slow cooker. Pour remaining half of tomatoes over peppers.
  • Cover. Cook on low 6-8 hours or high 3-4 hours. Top with remaining cheese during the last 30 minutes.

Notes

Per Serving: 390 Calories; 5g Fat; 14g Protein; 77g Carbohydrate; 6g Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 301mg Sodium.
Exchanges: 4 Grain (Starch); 1/2 Lean Meat; 3 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat.
SERVING SUGGESTION: Serve with sautéed summer squash and zucchini.
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