I can’t think of a more perfect January recipe.
Just Pinterest it right now, you know it’s going straight to the top of your to-cook-soon list. You have one of those, right?
It comes to us from the awesome blog of Skinnytaste. Where else? I know what Kevin would say to that. “Why don’t you ever cook anything from Fattytaste?”
Stuffed Pepper Soup
Servings: 6 • Size: 1 1/3 cups soup, 1/2 cup rice
Calories: 261.2 • Fat: 4.8 g • Carb: 37.5 g • Fiber: 4.7 g • Protein: 17.6 g • Sugar: 6 g
- 3 cups cooked brown rice
- 1 lb 95% lean ground beef (or turkey)
- 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
- 1/2 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 3/4 cups tomato sauce
- 2 cups reduced sodium, fat-free chicken broth
- 1/2 tsp dried marjoram <— no clue what that is, did not use it!!
- salt and fresh pepper to taste
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.
Add tomatoes, tomato sauce, chicken broth, marjoram and season with salt and pepper to taste. Cover and simmer on low heat for 30 minutes. Serve about 1 1/3 cups of soup in each bowl and top with 1/2 cup cooked brown rice.
Makes about 8 cups.
And now we got some more leftovers!! OH yeah.
I wasn’t really in that much of a mood to eat after the gym tonight.
Yeah. Something was NOT sitting well in my stomach. I run my best on a nearly empty stomach. You’d think I’d have this figured out by now. I didn’t eat my Greek yogurt until almost 5, and I think that threw off my game.
But I persevered. I said to myself,“What would do you do if this was your marathon???” Yeah. I seriously talk to myself like that. It’s actually a good trick. Also a good trick when you working out is to think,”Is this what I’d be doing if Jillian Michaels was watching?” You’re welcome!!!!
4 miles @ 7:55 pace – Jeopardy! + intervals during commercials
2.69 miles of stairs — well over 100 flights
1 more mile - to practice running on tired legs. I just thought that would be fun.
So. I know you are all wondering. What was in that box!??!?! Man, I wish it was a Vizsla puppy!!! But it was a….
Ninja blender/food processor. I’ve been whining endlessly for months about not having a food processor so we finally gave in. It’s one of the last things we bought in 2011 before we started being stricter about our budget. Haha. We’re also apparently going to become smoothie people. I know Kevin can’t WAIT for me to try out one of those smoothies with SPINACH in them!!
For tonight we kept it simple with frozen strawberries & blueberries, ice, plain Greek yogurt, and a little Truvia. Kinda tasted like fro-yo so that’s obviously a win.
Do you have a blender? Are you a smoothie person? I usually don’t like smoothies from like, say coffee shops. I just don’t trust them. I know they put like a whole CUP of sugar in there. Haha. Got a great recipe for us?
Check out these other super delicious soups/chilis: