Stevie's Stuffed Peppers

Prep Time:

1 Hour

Cook Time:

1 Hour

Serves:

Level:

Intermediate

About the Recipe

Stuffed peppers are a great hearty dinner that can be made with locally grown peppers from Chary Produce!

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef

  • ½ cup uncooked long-grain white rice

  • 1 cup water

  • 6 green or red bell peppers

  • 2 8 oz cans of tomato sauce

  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce

  • 1 – 3 cloves chopped garlic (depending on taste)

  • ½ cup chopped onion

  • salt and pepper

  • basil, oregano, parsley to taste

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350º F.

  2. Place rice and water in a pan and boil, reduce heat, cover and cook 20 min.

  3. In a skillet, cook the beef until evenly brown.

  4. Remove & discard seeds, tops, seeds, and membranes of peppers.

  5. Arrange peppers in a baking dish (hollow sides up, slice the bottoms a bit so they stand firmly).

  6. In a bowl, mixed the beef, rice, 1 can tomato sauce, Worcestershire sauce, onions, garlic, salt, pepper.

  7. Spoon in an equal amount of mixture into each pepper. Mix remaining tomato sauce and Italian spices in a bowl and pour over the peppers.

  8. Bake 1 hour in preheated oven, basting with sauce every 15 minutes until peppers are tender.