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Cheese Stuffed Green Peppers

No recipe image available.These appealing cheese and rice stuffed bell peppers make a comforting and satisfying meatless entrée or a hearty side dish.

Recipe Ingredients:

6 medium green peppers
1/3 cup chopped onion
2 tablespoons butter
3 cups cooked regular rice
3 cups (12 ounces) shredded Wisconsin Cheddar cheese
2 tablespoons chopped pimento
1/2 teaspoon kosher or sea salt

Cooking Directions:

  1. Cut off tops of green peppers; remove seeds and membrane. Cook 5 minutes in boiling salted water; drain.
  2. Sauté onion in butter until golden.
  3. In a mixing bowl combine onion, rice, cheddar cheese, pimento and salt; toss to blend. Spoon into green pepper cups, packing down lightly. Place peppers upright in a 10x6x1 1/2-inch baking dish.
  4. Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for 25 to 30 minutes or until heated through.

Makes 6 servings.

Recipe provided courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.