Packed with protein, fiber, heart-healthy fats, and 19 vitamins and minerals make pecans a part of your diet with these tasty recipes from an unexpected soup to a pecan pie that has almost half the calories and fat of a traditional recipe.
Cheese-stuffed peppers1. Chevre cheese-stuffed peppers: These vegetarian stuffed peppers make a gorgeous presentation at a dinner party but are easy enough to make on a weeknight.
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 10-15 minutes
4 large jarred red roasted peppers
4 oz mild soft goat cheese, like Belle Chevre
¼ cup basil leaves, chiffonade
1/4 cup pecans, toasted
1/4 cup golden raisins
1 tablespoon olive oil
salt and fresh ground pepper
Preheat to 450 degrees. Place the peppers on a cutting board and open each one by making a slit in one side. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Spread a spoonful of goat cheese down the center. Evenly distribute the basil, pecans, and raisins on top,