Cook Simply for the Two of You

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Preparing a meal for just the two of you can be quick and easy, especially if you keep eggs on hand.

cal Calories 168kcal
fat Total Fat 6g
Low sat-fat Saturated Fat 2g
High chol Cholesterol 188mg
Low sodium Sodium 123mg
carbs Total Carbohydrate 19g
Serving size 271g Calories from fat 52kcal Fiber 5g Protein 11g Sugar 7g


  • 2 medium (about 4 oz. each) green, yellow or sweet red peppers

  • 1/2 cup (about 8 oz.) frozen vegetable blend, thawed

  • 2 eggs

  • 1/4 cup skim or low-fat milk

  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning, crushed


  1. Cut tops off peppers and remove seeds. Sawtooth or scallop pepper edges, if desired.
  2. Stand peppers upright in custard cups or muffin-pan cups.
  3. Spoon 1/4 cup of the vegetables into each pepper.
  4. In small bowl, beat together eggs, milk and seasonings until well blended.
  5. Pour about 1/3 cup of the egg mixture over vegetables in each pepper.
  6. Bake in preheated 325 degree F oven until knife inserted near center comes out clean, about 60 to 70 minutes.
  7. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.