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Mom's Stuffed Green Peppers Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Don & Laura Gauthier, Leo's Family
Added: Monday, April 7, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 Fresh Green Peppers
1 lb Fresh Ground Beef (Lean)
1 Medium Onion, chopped
2 bags of Minute Rice
1 16 oz can of Tomato Sauce
1 Envelope of Taco Seasoning
1 Bar of Cheddar Cheese
Dash of Chili Powder
1 Small can of Diced Olives (drained), Optional

Directions:
Directions:
1. Cook rice as directed on package.
2. Wash peppers, cut off the tops and seams, rinse out seeds, and pat dry with a paper towel. Place upside down on a paper towel to drain off any excess water.
3. Fry meat in fry pan with chopped onion until browned. Remove from heat and drain grease.
4. Combine rice, meat mixture, can of tomato sauce and 1/2 envelope of the taco seasoning mix. Add pepper and chili powder to taste, and optional small can of diced olives.
5. Take 1/2 of your bar of cheese and cube. Add cheese to the other ingredients (set remaining cheese aside for later use.) Mix all of these ingredients thoroughly.
6. Place drained peppers (upright) into saucepan on the stovetop with one inch of water on bottom of the pan . Bring to a boil until bottoms of peppers turn a dark green color (approx 5 minutes) then remove peppers and drain them upside down on a couple of paper towels.
7. Place peppers in a square glass or metal baking dish with 1/2 inch water. Fill each pepper to overflowing with rice mixture and bake for 30 minutes at 350.
8. Grate remaining cheddar cheese and sprinkle over top of the peppers
9. Close oven, shut off heat and remove once cheese has melted. Serve while hot.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4-6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was one of my dad's favorite meals at our house !

 

 

 

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