6 green onions, sliced (or about 1/4 cup chopped onion)
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp Italian seasoning (optional)
1/2 tsp salt
1 can (about 15 oz.) red beans, do NOT drain
1/4 cup cottage cheese
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese, divided
16 oz can tomato sauce (or 14 oz. can whole tomatoes cut up + 8 oz. can tomato sauce)
1/2- 1 tsp sugar
1 tsp Italian seasoning
1/2 cup bread crumbs
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Let's Make It
Cut peppers in 1/2 lengthwise. Cut out tops and remove seeds and ribs. Place in boiling water for 10 minutes to precook. Drain & let cool.
Combine rice, tomatoes, onions, garlic powder, Italian seasoning, salt, eggs, red beans, cottage cheese, and 1/4 cup of cheddar cheese. Use this mixture to stuff the peppers. Place peppers in baking dish, which has been sprayed with non-stick spray.
Combine tomato sauce, sugar and Italian seasoning-- pour over top of peppers. Top with bread crumbs and remaining cheddar cheese.