stuffed peppers Recipe

stuffed peppers

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Ingredients

Stuffing:

  • 2 packages of lean ground beef
  • 4 medium sized red peppers (yellow or orange are good too). look for peppers that are square and wide.
  • 1/4 cup rice (white or brown)
  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • approx. 3 TBSP ketchup
  • 1 tsp fresh oregano, chopped (i prefer fresh but you can use 1/2 tsp dried)
  • fresh parsley to your taste
  • salt & pepper to your taste

Sauce:

  • 1 large can whole tomatoes with the juice
  • 1 TBSP of ketchup
  • 1 tsp oregano, chopped (you can use 1/2 tsp dried if you prefer)

How to make stuffed peppers


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Cut the tops from the peppers. Remove seeds.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the beef with the onion, rice, ketchup, oregano, parsley, salt & pepper. Mix thoroughly.
  4. Spoon beef mixture into the peppers. Place the peppers open top up in a pan or baking dish lined with tinfoil.
  5. Make the sauce by mixing all of the ingredients together. Spoon over the peppers.
  6. Cover pan/dish with aluminum foil. See that it is on tightly.
  7. Put into oven and bake for 1.5 hours (for medium doneness -- if you use your thermometer to check it it should read 160 degrees F -- untii the center of the beef is no longer pink.
  8. Take out of oven and let stand for atleast five minutes before serving.
  • girlieight
    girlieight says

    (i used a picture from the web that looked close, until i take a picture of my own)

  • roberutsu
    roberutsu says

    I'm going to make this tonight! Easy ingredients. Thanks!

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