Thursday, April 29, 2010

Cheese Stuffed Red Peppers

I was looking for a new way to use Cottage Cheese in my supper and came with the idea of stuffing a red pepper with it.

Total time to prepare 40 minutes.

Ingredients (makes 1 serving or 2 if using as a side)
1 average sized sweet Red Pepper
1/2 cup reduced sodium Cottage Cheese
1 medium sized Tomato (diced small)
1 clove Garlic (crushed)
2 tbsp chopped fresh Cilantro
Black Pepper to taste

How to:
1- Preheat your oven to 375F
2- Mix the diced tomatoes, crushed garlic, cilantro, cottage cheese and black pepper
3- Cut the red pepper lengthwise, remove seeds and wash
4- Fill the red pepper halves with the cheese stuffing
5- Bake for 30 minutes.


Nutritional Information (assuming 1 serving):
Calories 173
Fat 2.25g
Saturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 5mg
Sodium 290mg
Potassium 650mg
Carbohydrate 23g
Dietery Fiber 5g
Sugars 17g
Protein 18g