SPICY STUFFED PEPPERS

 

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  • Servings: 4
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Ingredients

  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup uncooked white rice
  • 4 large bell peppers, colors of your choice
  • 1 1/2 lbs lean ground beef
  • 1 onion, diced
  • garlic powder to taste
  • salt to taste
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • red pepper flakes, amount varies depending on how spicy you want it. I used about 1 tsp.
  • 2 8 ounce cans tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese

Directions

  • 1. In a medium saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add rice and stir.
  • Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • 2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • 3. Cut off tops of bell peppers. Remove seeds and white parts.
  • Place bell peppers in medium saucepan with enough water to cover.
  • Bring to a boil and cook for 10 minutes.
  • Remove peppers from the water and set aside in a baking dish.
  • 4. In a large saucepan over medium heat, brown the ground beef; drain.
  • Return to heat and mix in onoin, cooked rice, garlic powder, salt, pepper and red pepper flakes.
  • Pour in tomato sauce and mix thoroughly.
  • Let simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from heat.
  • 5. Spoon the meat mixture into bell peppers. Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes or until the mixture begins to turn golden brown.
  • 6. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese over the top of each stuffed pepper.
  • Return to the oven and bake until the cheese is lightly browned, about 5 to 10 minutes.

Notes

Categories: Beef  Main Dish 

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