Black Bean and Rice Stuffed Peppers with Jack Cheese

Turn ordinary bell peppers into an extraordinary, flavorful entrée. Zatarain’s Black Beans and Rice, spicy sausage, and Mexican cheese make a tasty filling for bell pepper halves – great for parties or add some rolls to make a hearty meal.

Serves: 8
5 mins Prep time 40 mins Cook time
5 mins Prep time
40 mins Cook time
  • Break up sausage in medium saucepan. Cook on medium heat 5 minutes or until cooked through. Drain fat; set aside. Add water to same saucepan; bring to boil. Stir in Rice Mix; return to boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 25 minutes or until rice is tender. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Add sausage to rice; mix well

  • Meanwhile, cook peppers in boiling water in large saucepot 5 minutes or until just tender. Immediately place peppers in large bowl of ice water to cool. Drain well

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Place peppers on foil-lined 13x9-inch baking pan. Spoon rice mixture into peppers. Sprinkle evenly with cheese

  • Bake 10 minutes or until rice mixture is heated through and cheese is melted

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 248Calories: 248Cholesterol: 30mg
  • Sodium: 854mgProtein: 12g
  • Total Fat: 12gFiber: 4g
  • Carbohydrate: 23g