Lasagna-Style ZENB Elbows Pasta Stuffed Peppers

SERVES 4

PREP TIME 5 minutes

COOK TIME 65 minutes

Nutritional Facts

NUTRITIONAL FACTS

Serving Size: 469g
Servings: 4

Calories: 470

Amount per Serving*% Daily Value
Total Fat21g27%
Saturated Fat4.5g25%
Cholesterol35mg12%
Sodium870mg69%
Carbohydrates47g17%
Dietary Fiber8g29%
Total Sugar13g
Protein24g
Vitamin A 35%
Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 167mg 15%
Iron 4mg 20%
Potassium 778mg 15%
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

FEATURED IN RECIPE


ZENB Elbows Pasta

This low calorie ZENB Elbows Pasta recipe is a great way to enjoy the flavors of lasagna, but with a veggie twist. Stuffed peppers are a fun, delicious dish that you can cook in the comfort of your home kitchen. This recipe also provides a good source of vitamin C. Have fun and enjoy your ZENB Pasta!

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups (6 ounces) ZENB Elbows Pasta made from 100% Yellow Peas, uncooked
  • 2 medium red bell peppers
  • 2 medium green bell peppers
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 pound extra lean ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 jar (24 ounces) marinara sauce
  • 2 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, cut into 4 thin slices
  • 1 tablespoon torn fresh basil

INSTRUCTIONS

1.

Preheat oven to 375°F. Cook ZENB Pasta as directed on package. Drain.

2.

Meanwhile, cut ½-inch off top of each pepper; remove seeds. Place peppers cut-side-up in 8-inch square baking dish. Cover with foil; bake 20 minutes until tender-crisp.

3.

Heat oil in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat. Add beef and oregano. Cook 6-8 minutes until done. Reduce heat to medium. Stir in marinara sauce; simmer 10 minutes until mixture is slightly thickened. Add pasta; mix gently to combine.

4.

Fill bell peppers evenly with pasta mixture. Top each pepper with mozzarella cheese slice. Bake 15-20 minutes, or until peppers are softened and cheese is melted. Garnish with fresh basil before serving.

Tasty Tips

Substitute turkey Italian sausage, removed from the casing.

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