Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed Peppers

Green bell peppers stuffed with sausage, rice and tomato sauce

INGREDIENTS

 

  • 4 large green or red bell peppers tops cut and insides cleaned.

  • 1 pound of ground beef

  • 1 cup of cooked instant rice

  • 1 large yellow onion

  • 3 cloves of chopped garlic

  • 2 Tbls of extra virgin olive oil

  • 2 15oz can of tomato sauce

  • 1 Tbls of oregano

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • 1/2 cup of water

  • 1 package of mozzarella cheese

  • 1/2 cup of Parmesan cheese

     

    PREPARATION

     

  • In a large skillet saute onions and garlic in oil for about five minutes.

  • Add ground beef and cook for 10 minutes breaking up the meat with a wooden spoon. Drain oil.

  • Stir in cooked rice.

  • Sprinkle in oregano, salt and pepper.

  • Add 1 can of tomato sauce

  • Sprinkle in around 1/4 of the mozzarella cheese.

  • Cook stirring until cheese is melted.

  • Place the peppers in a large steamer and cook until tender.

  • Stuff peppers with the ground beef mixture.

  • Put some tomato sauce at the bottom of a large baking dish and arrange peppers standing up.

  • Pour remaining sauce and water over the peppers and top with the remaining mozzarella cheese.

  • Bake in 350 degree oven until cheese is melted.

  • Serve with garlic bread and parmesan cheese.

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