Walnut Meat Stuffed Bell Peppers


Cook Time: 1 hrServings: 8
Mediterranean sun dried tomatoes, mushrooms, walnuts and rice are seasoned with a hint of smokey garlic flavor and baked in bell pepper halves.


  1. Preheat oven 350F° and grease an 13 X 9-inch baking dish.
  2. Wash peppers and cut in half lengthwise. Remove seeds and veins and place cut side up in baking dish.
  3. Place walnuts in a food processor and pulse until they’re in pea size pieces.
  4. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-low heat. Add mushrooms and onions and cook for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are golden brown. Transfer to a large bowl and let cool slightly.
  5. Add rice, sun dried tomatoes, paprika, salt and garlic powder to vegetables and stir well. Fold in walnuts.
  6. Place equal amounts of mixture into each bell pepper half. Tent with foil and bake for 30 minutes. Remove foil and bake for 10 minutes more or until peppers are soft. Garnish with parsley, if desired.


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