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Adelle Davis Recipes, Let's Eat Dinner

Stuffed Peppers, Buckwheat and Mushrooms

Recipe:  Stuffed Peppers with Buckwheat and Mushrooms

Let’s Cook it Right” is a celebrated cookbook dedicated to good health, good sense, and good eating. Adelle Davis believed that food should first and foremost be delicious.  This cookbook is full of ways to prepare fresh foods of all kinds in the most minimally-impacted, health preserving manner.  This book contains easy to follow recipes, a table of equivalents and an index.  The nutritional facts below were prepared by the graduate students at Cal State Los Angeles’ School of Kinesiology and the Nutritional Science program.

Let’s Cook it Right Page #:  215

Amount for 4 servings:

16 oz (wt.)           steamed buckwheat groats (pg. 393)

2 cups                   diced raw tomatoes

1/4 cup                 fresh parsley, chopped

1/4 cup                 white onions, chopped

2 tsp                      chili powder

2 tsp                      Worcestershire sauce

1/4 tsp                  ground basil leaves

1/4 tsp                 ground thyme

16 oz (wt.)           cooked ground beef

4                              medium red bell pepper

1 tbsp                    raw wheat germ

1 tsp                      paprika

1 tbsp                    grated Parmesan cheese

1/2 cup                 canned and drained sliced mushroom

Nutrition Facts:

Serving Size: 476.42g
Calories:  479.14
Protein:  36.55g
Total fat: 21.02g
Saturated fat:  7.90g
Cholesterol:  93.98mg
Carbohydrates:  38.77g
Fiber:  8.08g
Sodium:  652.35mg
Iron:  5.62mg
Vitamin A:  899.00RE
Vitamin C:  255.69mg
Vitamin D: 
Thiamin:  0.25mg
Riboflavin: 0.54g
Niacin:  9.57mg
Vitamin B6:  0.78mg
Folic acid:  72.16mcg
Magnesium:  120.40mg
Vitamin K:  25.85mcg
Diabetic Exchange Values: