Recipes Budget Recipes Grilled Black Bean- and Rice-Stuffed Peppers

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    Grilled Black Bean- and Rice-Stuffed Peppers

    Prep Time:10 min

    Start to Finish:30 min

    Makes:6 servings

    1 can (15 oz) black beans, drained, rinsed

    3/4 cup cooked white rice

    4 medium green onions, sliced (1/4 cup)

    1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

    2 tablespoons vegetable oil

    2 tablespoons lime juice

    1 clove garlic, finely chopped

    1/4 teaspoon salt

    3 large bell peppers, cut lengthwise in half, seeds removed

    1 plum tomato, diced

    Additional chopped fresh cilantro, if desired

    1. Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat. Cut three 18×12-inch

    pieces heavy-duty foil. Spray with

    2. Mix beans, rice, onions, 1/4 cup cilantro, the oil, lime juice,

    garlic and salt. Place 2 bell pepper halves on one side of each foil

    piece. Fill with bean mixture.

    3. Fold foil over peppers so edges meet. Seal edges, making tight 1/2-

    inch fold; fold again. Allow space on sides for circulation and


    4. Cover and grill packets over medium heat 15 to 20 minutes or until

    peppers are tender. Place packets on serving platter. Cut large X

    across top of each packet; fold back foil. Sprinkle with tomato and

    additional cilantro.


    Looks good, I’ll give it a try next week ‘since peppers are on sale!


    This was really good. I took precooked chicken nuggets, cut them into small pieces; then,seasoned them with the garlic, lime, olive oil and cilantro. Cover and placed in the oven for 15 minutes. Came out delicious.

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