Main Dishes

Greek Orzo Stuffed Peppers

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A delicious steamed bell pepper with orzo, spinach and feta cheese. This recipe is worth saving! They are full of flavor AND good for you! Regular orzo can be replaced for the whole-wheat if you can’t find it. Also, I normally use yellow or red bell peppers, but the ones in the store yesterday were pretty funky, so I went with green. Use whatever color you prefer. Also, make sure to take your steamed peppers out of the microwave to cool when they are done cooking, I made the mistake of leaving t

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4 bell peppers
1/2 cup whole-wheat orzo
1 15-ounce can chickpeas, rinsed
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic; minced
8 ounces baby spinach, coarsely chopped
1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano
3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese, divided
1/3 cup sun-dried tomatoes, (not oil-packed), chopped
1 tablespoon red-wine vinegar
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
1. Halve peppers lengthwise through the stems, leaving the stems attached. Remove the seeds and white membrane. Place the peppers cut-side down in a large microwave-safe dish. Add 1/2 inch water, cover and...
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Nutritions

Calories
353

Sodium
1444mg
60% DV

Fat
18g
28% DV

Protein
15g
31% DV

Carbs
33g
11% DV

Fiber
5g
22% DV