Stuffed Pepper Soup
A Kitchen Muse: 
Recipe type: Soup
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An easy, low-fat, delicious soup that's a close second to stuffed peppers!
Ingredients
  • 3 cups cooked brown rice
  • 1 lb 90% lean ground beef (or ground turkey works well too!)
  • ½ cup chopped green bell pepper
  • ½ cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 cup finely diced onion
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 cans (14.5 oz each) cans petite diced tomatoes
  • 1 can tomato sauce
  • 1 can 14.5 oz. reduced sodium, fat-free chicken broth
  • ½ tsp dried marjoram
  • heavy pinch of ground allspice
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • salt and fresh pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. In a large pot or dutch oven, brown ground meat on high heat and season with salt. Drain fat if any, reduce heat to medium-low, then add peppers, onions and garlic. Cook about 5 minutes on low heat.
  2. Add tomatoes, tomato sauce, chicken broth, marjoram, allspice, baking soda and season with salt and pepper to taste. Cover and simmer on low heat for 30 minutes. Serve soup and top with brown rice.
Recipe by A Muse in My Kitchen at http://amuseinmykitchen.com/2012/01/05/stuffed-pepper-soup/