Posted by Melissa Kinghttps://mywholefoodlife.com/2012/11/11/stuffed-pepper/
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Black Rice Stuffed Peppers
- 2 cups cooked black rice
- 1/3 diced yellow onion
- 2 tbsp parsley
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 bay leaf
- 1/4 cup raisins
- salt to taste
- 1 red pepper
- 1 yellow pepper
- olive oil (to taste)
- Put everything but the peppers in a pan and let cook covered for about 10-15 minutes on medium heat. When you remove the rice mixture, the onions should be soft, but not brown.
- As the rice mixture is cooking, pre-heat oven to 400.
- Also, get your peppers out, wash them off, cut the top off the pepper and remove all the white fleshy bits from the pepper. I also washed the inside of the pepper to get any straggling seeds left behind.
- Once the rice is done, I brushed the peppers with a bit of olive oil to keep them moist in the oven, stuffed them with my rice mixture, and put them in the oven for 20 minutes.
by Melissa King
If you want a head start, you can cook the rice a night or two before you start this and refrigerate. We always try to keep some cooked rice around and we love black rice but really any non-processed rice would do. I added some oil to the rice to make sure it didn’t burn.