Moroccan-Style Spiced Stuffed Peppers

Moroccan-Style Spiced Stuffed Peppers

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Recipe Rating: 3.5704
Serves 4
These striking stuffed peppers are stuffed with fragrant lamb and fresh mint.
Ingredients: 
  • 4 red bell peppers, tops removed, cored and seeded
  • 1/2 pound ground lamb
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh mint
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup cooked short grain brown rice
  • 2 cups chicken broth, divided
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Method: 
Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil. Add peppers and simmer until softened, about 5 minutes. Remove peppers with a slotted spoon, then drain peppers upside down on towels. 

In a large skillet over medium heat, brown lamb and garlic, breaking up lamb. Remove from heat; stir in lemon juice, mint, spices, cooked rice and 3/4 cup of the broth. Stuff peppers with mixture. Stand stuffed peppers in remaining broth in a large saucepan. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low. Cover; simmer 15 to 20 minutes until peppers are just tender.
Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving: 270 calories (130 from fat), 15g total fat, 6g saturated fat, 40mg cholesterol, 510mg sodium, 21g carbohydrates, (4 g dietary fiber, 5g sugar), 13g protein.
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