This fun side-dish is easy to make and wonderfully compliments any main dish.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
5 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with foil; set aside. In a small bowl combine crumbled queso fresco, shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, and finely chopped jarred pimiento.

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  • Stuff sweet pepper halves with cheese mixture, mounding cheese mixture slightly. Sprinkle whole wheat panko on top of the cheese mixture. Lightly coat top of panko with nonstick cooking spray. Place peppers on prepared baking sheet. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown on top.

Nutrition Facts

57 calories; protein 3.4g 7% DV; carbohydrates 3.1g 1% DV; exchange other carbs; dietary fiber 0.7g 3% DV; sugars 1.6g; fat 3.5g 5% DV; saturated fat 1.9g 9% DV; cholesterol 10mg 3% DV; vitamin a iu 1114.8IU 22% DV; vitamin c 39.6mg 66% DV; folate 15.3mcg 4% DV; calcium 92.6mg 9% DV; iron 0.3mg 1% DV; magnesium 7.3mg 3% DV; potassium 88.1mg 3% DV; sodium 110.4mg 4% DV.