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Many people are vegetarian for various reasons. Our latest with a delicious recipe is guaranteed to warm you up and is full of protein and full of taste.
Theresa Desai, Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator at NorthShore, shares her recipe for meatless stuffed peppers – providing an abundance of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory benefits.
Recipe makes 6 servingsIngredients 3 Bull Nose sweet bell peppers (13oz)2 cups tomato sauce (or prepared marinara sauce)1/3 cup dry bulgur 2/3 cup vegetable broth1 tbsp olive oil½ of a white onion, chopped (4.8 oz)5 button mushrooms, chopped (4 oz)1 garlic clove, minced 1 tbsp parsley, finely chopped (0.2oz)1-2 tbsp pine nuts, toasted 1 cup canned kidney beans, washed and drained 1 oz of Parmesan cheese
Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories 190Fat 6 gCarb 27 gFiber 6 gProtein 7 g