Stuffed Green Peppers – Aunt Sherry
INGREDIENTS
  • Ingredients for Stuffing:
  • 4 medium green peppers
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 onion chopped medium
  • ¼ c celery sliced
  • 1 large egg
  • ¼ c uncooked rice
  • 1 Tbl. Worcestershire sauce
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • Large dash of ground Thyme
  • ½ tsp basil
  • Ingredients for Sauce:
  • 1 14.5 oz can whole tomatoes
  • 1 8 oz can tomato sauce
  • Salt/pepper/garlic powder to taste
  • Large dash of ground Thyme
  • 1tsp sweet basil
DIRECTIONS
  1. Remove stem and seeds from peppers. Clean and set aside.
  2. In medium mixing bowl, combine all of the stuffing ingredients. Mix well. Divide in 4 parts and place into the green peppers.
  3. In 2 quart baking dish, mix whole tomatoes with juice and tomato sauce together.
  4. Cut tomatoes in half or quarters. Add salt, pepper, garlic to taste. Add Thyme and basil. Mix well.
  5. Place stuffed peppers in baking dish. Scoop some of the sauce and tomatoes over the peppers.
  6. Cover with foil and bake 1 hour and 15-20 minutes in preheated 350 degree oven.
  7. Cut into center of pepper to check for doneness. Meat should be born. If meat is still pink, cook an additional 10-15 minutes. Serves 4