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Beef-Stuffed Peppers

Beef-Stuffed PeppersOld fashioned stuffed bell peppers are one of the comfort foods. So, when is the last time you tasted this colorful main dish of sweet peppers nice enough to share their flavor throughout the seasoned ground beef and rice filling? Maybe it's time to try this wholesome dish again.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 pound ground beef
4 medium green, red or yellow bell peppers
3/4 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup uncooked regular white rice
3 tablespoons ketchup
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

Sauce:
1 (14.5-ounce) can Italian-style stewed tomatoes, undrained
1 tablespoon ketchup
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Cut tops off bell peppers; remove seeds.
  2. Combine ground beef, onion, rice, 3 tablespoons ketchup, salt, 1/2 teaspoon oregano and pepper in large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Spoon into peppers; stand peppers in 8x8x2-inch baking dish.
  3. Combine sauce ingredients; pour over peppers. Cover dish tightly with aluminum foil.
  4. Bake for 1 1/2 hours to medium (160°F | 70°C) doneness, until beef is not pink in center and juices show no pink color.

Makes 4 servings.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of the Beef Industry Council.