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Cajun Rice–Stuffed Peppers

Make this spicy filling the night before and store it in your refrigerator to reduce prep time on busy weekdays.

Serves 4
Ready in 30 mins
Prep time 10 mins
Cooking time 20 mins
740 calories per serving


> 4 green bell peppers
> 1 (15 oz) can cooked lentils
> 4 oz Tillamook® Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
> 1 tsp McCormick ® Grillmates Cajun Seasoning
> 1 (15.9 oz) pkg precooked Nature's Promise® Whole Grain Brown Rice
> Cooking spray
> 2 green onions


Preheat the oven to 400°F. Halve peppers lengthwise and remove seeds. Place on a foil-lined baking sheet and season insides with salt and pepper. Bake 10 min. Transfer to cutting board.
Meanwhile, drain and rinse the lentils. Coarsely grate the cheese.
In a large bowl, combine the lentils, Cajun seasoning, and cheese, reserving ¼ cup of cheese for topping. Break up the rice and add to bowl, stirring to combine. Season with salt and pepper.
Coat outsides of peppers with cooking spray. Divide rice mixture among pepper cavities. Top with reserved cheese. Place pepper on foil-lined rimmed baking sheet. Bake 15 min., until cheese has melted and filling is warm. Thinly slice the green onions and sprinkle over peppers as garnish.

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