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Stuffed Peppers

No recipe image available.Bright green bell peppers 'cups' are filled with a savory ground beef and rice mixture and baked until tender.

Recipe Ingredients:

4 green bell peppers
1 pound ground beef
1 tablespoon finely chopped onion
2 tomatoes, seeded and coarsely chopped
1 cup (8 ounces) tomato sauce
1/2 cup instant rice
1/2 cup water
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Slice tops from peppers about 1/4 the way down from stems; remove seeds; set peppers aside. Remove stems from tops, discard stems and dice tops; set diced pepper aside.
  3. Heat a medium skillet on medium-high; add beef and onion; brown; drain excess fat.
  4. Stir in diced bell pepper, tomatoes, tomato sauce, instant rice, water, salt and pepper. When softened, remove mixture from heat and spoon into prepared bell peppers. Place in a greased 8x8x2-inch baking dish.
  5. Bake for 40 to 50 minutes or until bell peppers are tender.

Makes 4 servings.