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Spicy oven baked bell peppers with creamy rice filling

Serving per person 2 small bell peppers.

Nutrient content per person: Calories 456 kcal Carbs 75 g Fat 12 g Protein 19 g

Fun Facts

The health benefits of bell peppers:

* are low in calories and exceptionally rich in vitamin C and other antioxidants, making them an excellent addition to a healthy diet.

* one medium-sized red bell pepper provides 169% of the Reference Daily Intake for vitamin C, making it one of the richest dietary sources of this essential nutrient.

* are a great source of vitamin B6 and folate. Both these vitamins and minerals can help prevent anemia.

Preparation time: 40 minutes


Ingredients:

200 g bell pepper

120 g cooked rice

50 g boiled white beans

40 g boiled lentils

40 g onion

10 g oil

10 g nutritional yeast

5 g vegetable broth

5 g cayanne pepper

3 g lemon pepper

2 g salt

Directions:

Cut the bell pepper in half. Heat the oven to 200ºC and then put the bell pepper halfs into the oven. Bake about 10 to 15 minutes. At the same time, cook rice and lentils. For cooking the rice, add oil in a pot. Heat the pot and then add onions. Fry till onions are golden and then add rice and lentils. Fry them as well with a little bit of water, about 2 minutes. Then add broth and water. Let it boil about 15 minutes. Turn off the heat and add all the spices and cover the pot. Let it sit under the lid for about 10 minutes. Then take out your bell peppers and fill them with a delicious filling. Set them back into the oven to bake. When you see the top turning golden, take them out. Let them cool down and then enjoy it!

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