Guest blogger, Joe Cicc0ne, is back on Live Lighter to share with us his yummy, healthy Stuffed Red Peppers – Italian-Style!
Earlier this month I made a new version of stuffed peppers. Most recipes use chopped beef and white rice for the stuffing, this recipe is made with Turkey Italian Sausage, brown rice, seasoned bread crumbs and Perco-Romano grated cheese. Mmm…
Instead of turkey, you can substitute sausages made with chicken or as a special treat, Pork Italian Sausages. For vegetarians, omit the meat and use mushrooms instead. Although brown rice is used in our recipe, any type of rice or Ricearoni can be used. And while home-made tomato sauce is the healthiest, you can always use jarred or canned sauces in a pinch.
Joe's Italian-Style Stuffed Red Peppers
About the Author
Joe Ciccone is an active 70-year old who loves to cook healthy meals. He currently resides in West Palm Beach, Florida, with his wife of 32 years. He grew up in The Bronx and has been in the kitchen since he was 6 years old learning to cook from his father, a butcher, and his Italian and Polish grandparents. He’s worked in a NYC French restaurant and a 24-hour diner, and enjoyed cooking for parties and holidays in all 3 of his marriages.
This kind of recipe is just what we need to keep our healthy diets interesting! Do you have a favourite healthy version of stuffed red peppers to share with us?