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       Title: Stuffed Green Peppers
  Categories: Main dish, Microwave
       Yield: 6 servings
  
       3 lg Green peppers
            -- cut in half lengthwise
       1 lb Lean ground beef
       2 c  Cooked rice
       1 ts Onion powder
       1 ts Ground thyme
     1/2 ts Salt
     1/4 ts Garlic powder
     1/4 ts Ground black pepper
       1    Egg; lightly beaten
      15 oz Tomato sauce; divided
       2 ts Beef bouillon granules
 
 ------------------------------OPTIONAL GARNISH------------------------------
            Grated Parmesan cheese
  
   Place pepper halves in shallow 3-quart microproof baking dish.  Cover and
   cook on HIGH (maximum power) 4 minutes.  Combine beef, rice, seasonings,
   egg, and 1/2 cup tomato sauce in large mixing bowl.  Mound beef mixture in
   pepper halves.  Cover and cook on HIGH 10 minutes, rotating once.  Combine
   remaining tomato sauce and bouillon granules.  Pour over stuffed peppers.
   Cook uncovered on HIGH 5 minutes.  Let stand 5 minutes.  Garnish with
   Parmesan cheese, if desired.
   
   Each serving provides:
   * 325 calories
   * 22.0 g. protein
   * 16.7 g. fat
   * 21.2 g. carbohydrate
   * 994 mg. sodium
   * 117 mg. cholesterol
   
   Source: MICROCOOKING WITH RICE
   Reprinted with permission from The USA Rice Council
   Electronic format courtesy of Karen Mintzias
  
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