Jambalaya Pepper Bake

Number of Servings: 6 (510g)
Active Time: 30 min.
Total Time: 1.5 hours
Jambalaya Pepper Bake

When it’s cold outside, you’ll be glad for an extra bit of spice in your meals. Stuffed with brown rice, lean meats, tomatoes, and a host of daring spices, these peppers are a great way to celebrate Mardi Gras, or any wintry Tuesday.

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil, divided
  • 8 oz. boneless, skinless chicken breast, cubed
  • 10 oz. spicy chicken sausage, cases removed
  • 1 jalapeño, minced
  • 1 small onion, minced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp. salt-free Cajun seasoning
  • 1 Tbsp. tomato paste
  • 1 (14 oz.) can no-salt-added diced tomatoes
  • 3 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1½ cups brown rice
  • 6 large bell peppers, cleaned and tops removed
  • 1½ tsp. hot sauce

Directions

  1. Heat a third of the olive oil in a large stockpot. Add chicken and sausage to pan and cook until lightly browned, breaking sausage into bite-sized chunks as it cooks (5-6 minutes).
  2. Add jalapeño, onion, and garlic. Cook until just soft (6-8 minutes).
  3. Add Cajun seasoning, tomato paste, canned tomatoes, and chicken broth. Bring to a boil and add rice. Cover pot and simmer on low until rice is tender, adding extra water if necessary to keep the pan from going dry (40 minutes).
  4. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  5. Stuff peppers with cooked rice mixture, drizzle with hot sauce and remaining olive oil. Place in oven and bake until peppers are tender when pierced with a fork (25-30 minutes).

Nutrition Facts

6 servings per container

Serving Size 510g

Amount per serving
Calories 425
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13.5g 18%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 13%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 5.5g
Cholesterol 62mg 20%
Sodium 400mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 53g 19%
Dietary Fiber 6.5g 21%
Total Sugars 11g
Includes 1g Added Sugars 2%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 36g
Protein 23g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 52.4mg 4%
Iron 2.9mg 15%
Potassium 930mg 20%
Vitamin A 276.7mcg 30%
Vitamin C 219.6mg 240%
Vitamin E 4.3mg 25%
Vitamin K 12.9mcg 10%
Thiamin 0.3mg 25%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 15%
Niacin 10.3mg 60%
Vitamin B6 1.1mg 60%
Folate 91.6mcg 23%
Vitamin B12 0.1mcg 4%
Biotin 1mcg 4%
Chloride 55.3mg 2%
Pantothenate 1.8mg 40%
Phosphorus 256.4mg 20%
Iodine 1.9mcg 2%
Magnesium 101.1mg 25%
Zinc 1.7mg 20%
Selenium 20mcg 35%
Copper 0.2mg 20%
Manganese 2mg 90%
Chromium 0.2mcg 0%
Molybdenum 8.8mcg 20%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Bell Pepper, Low Sodium Chicken Broth (chicken Broth (filtered Water, Chicken), Chicken Flavor, Natural Chicken Flavor (chicken Broth, Salt), Evaporated Cane Juice, Autolyzed Yeast Extract, Onion Powder, Turmeric, Flavor), No Salt Added Diced Tomatoes (tomatoes, Tomato Juice, Citric Acid, Calcium Chloride), Brown Rice, Spicy Chicken Sausage (skinless Chicken Meat, Roasted Red Peppers (red Peppers, Water, Salt, Citric Acid), Water, Contains 2% Or Less Of Seasoning (sea Salt, Sugar, Jalapeno Pepper, Onion Powder, Garlic Powder), Jalapeno Peppers), Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast, Onion, Olive Oil, Tomato Paste, Jalapeno Pepper, Hot Pepper Sauce (distilled Vinegar, Red Pepper, Salt), Garlic, Cajun Seasoning (paprika, Onion, Garlic, Black Pepper, Lemon Peel, Chile Pepper, Allspice, Thyme, Cloves, Mace, Red Pepper, Bay Leaf).

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