Rainbow Bell Pepper Boats with Garbanzo Beans and Kale

Rainbow Bell Pepper Boats with Garbanzo Beans and Kale
Makes: 4 Servings
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Prep time: 1 hour

Red, orange and yellow bell peppers stuffed with garbanzo beans, kale, walnuts and brown rice make a delicious Mediterranean-influenced vegetarian dish.


2 cups instant brown rice (cooked)
4 medium bell peppers (red, yellow, and orange)
2 cups kale (chopped)
1 can 15 oz garbanzo beans, unsalted
1/2 cup walnuts (chopped)
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper


1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

2. Cook rice according to package directions.

3. Slice bell peppers in half vertically and remove seeds.

4.  Reserve about half of garbanzo beans; mash remaining portion with a fork.

5. Mix rice with kale, garbanzo beans (mashed and whole), nuts, salt, and pepper.

6. Fill peppers with mix; place in baking dish and cover.

7. Bake about 30 minutes.

8. Remove lid and bake more 5 more minutes.



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Awesome We added spices: oregano, basil, sun-dried tomato and crushed red pepper
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Great recipe! I added a tablespoon of butter and topped with some mozzarella the last 5 minutes. It was delicious!
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