Slow-Cooker Couscous-Stuffed Peppers (Cooking for 2)

Slow-Cooker Couscous-Stuffed Peppers (Cooking for 2)


  • Preparation


    15
    min

  • Overall


    4
    hr


    15
    minutes

  • Servings


    2


Busy schedule? Now you can have just the correct amount all set to serve 2 with the assistance of your sluggish cooker.

Active Ingredients



  • Reynolds ™ Slow Cooker Liners
  • 2

    large bell peppers
  • 1/4

    pound ground beef
  • 1/4

    cup chopped onion
  • 1

    little clove garlic, carefully chopped
  • 1

    can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1/4

    teaspoon salt
  • 1/4

    teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8

    teaspoon ground cinnamon


  • Dash of ground red pepper (cayenne)
  • 1/3

    cup uncooked couscous
  • 1/2

    cup water


  • Pine nuts, if wanted


  • Fresh cilantro, if desired

Steps

  • 1

    Location Reynolds ™ Slow Cooker Liners inside a 5- to 6 1/2 -qt sluggish cooker bowl. Ensure that liner fits comfortably against the bottom and sides of bowl and pull the top of the liner over rim of bowl.

  • 2

    Cut thin slice from stem end of each bell pepper to get rid of top of pepper. Get rid of seeds and membranes; rinse peppers.

  • 3

    In 10- inch skillet, cook beef, onion and garlic over medium heat about 5 minutes, stirring periodically, up until beef is brown; drain. Stir in tomato sauce, salt, cumin, cinnamon and red pepper. Stir in couscous. Divide beef mixture uniformly amongst peppers.

  • 4

    Put water into lined slow cooker; stand peppers upright in cooker.

  • 5

    Cover and prepare on low heat setting 4 to 6 hours or until peppers are tender. Garnish with pine nuts and cilantro.

  • Serve food straight from the lined sluggish cooker. Once your slow cooker cools, eliminate the liner and throw away for simple tidy up.
  • Serve with flatbread and grape clusters.
  • Cumin offers a highly aromatic and slightly smoky taste.

Nutrition Realities

Serving Size:
1 Portion
Calories
300
Calories from Fat
80
Total Fat
9g
0%
Cholesterol
30 mg
0%
Sodium
870 mg
0%
Total Carb
43 g
0%
Protein
17 g
Vitamin A
28%
28%
Vitamin C
100%
100%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
16%
16%
Exchanges:

2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Veggie; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;.

Percent Daily Worths are based upon a 2,000 calorie diet plan.

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