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Jingle Bells

  • 3 medium bell peppers (2 green and 1 red)
  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 can (8 oz.) Dynasty Sliced Water Chestnuts, drained and chopped
  • 1 cup cooked and cooled Nishiki or Botan Rice
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon Dynasty Plum Sauce
  • 1 tsp Kikkoman soy sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 6 slices of Swiss cheese

Preheat oven to 350??FCut tops off peppers and discard, remove seeds. Cut in half and set aside.In a mixing bowl, combine beef, water chestnuts, tomato paste, rice, garlic, plum sauce, soy sauce and egg. Mix everything well. Place 6 pepper halves in a 13x 9x2 inch baking dish. Scoop ?? cup of beef mixture into each pepper. Cover and bake for 45-60 minutes until meat is fully cooked. Top each pepper with a slice of Swiss cheese and bake for additional 3 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Makes 6 servings.

Per serving: 167calories, 16g protein, 3g fat, 18g carbohydrate, 466.5mg sodium, 62mg cholesterol.