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Healthier Stuffed Peppers and Some Healthy Benefits

Benefits of Peppers:

Any variety hot or sweet and
any color, here is what the
Red bell peppers are a good source of fiber for :

Folate, vitamin k and the minerals molybdenum and manganese.

They're especially rich in nutrients and phytochemicals such as:
Vitamin A helps preserve eyesight and fend off infections
Vitamin C helps lower cancer risk and protect from Cataracts
Vitamin B6 is vital for chemical reactions throughout the body including involving the brain and immune function
Beta-carotene which may help protect against breast cancer in woman after menopause.
Lycopene which may decrease the risk of ovarian cancer

So on to our recipe:

1/2 cup brown rice cooked to package instructions
1 lb ground turkey or substitute tofu or another vegetable like eggplant, zucchini etc.
3 or 4 peppers hollowed out any color
2 cups pureed plum tomatoes
1/2 cup water or chicken broth
2 cloves garlic minced
olive oil or canola oil
chopped fresh parsley, basil, around 2 teaspoons each
grating cheese

In a small fry pan…