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Gram's Stuffed Peppers Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Arlanna Snow
Added: Sunday, January 23, 2011

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 or 7 fresh, long Italian green sweet peppers
3 or 4 cups coarse Italian bread crumbs
1 clove of garlic, finely chopped
8 to 10 tbsp. of olive oil, more if needed
1 1/2 tsp. oregano
1/2 tsp. basil
1/4 tsp. parsley
1/2 cup Italian grated cheese
salt, to taste
water, to moisten

Directions:
Directions:
Wash peppers. Remove top of each pepper (with stem) and reserve. Remove seeds and cut out with a sharp knife. Lightly salt the insides of each pepper. Mix all ingredients in a large bowl. Add oil on top, a little water and toss well. Making sure that the filling is nice and moist, fill each pepper to the top LOOSELY and evenly. Replace tops of peppers with toothpicks to hold in place. Rub outside of each pepper with oil. Place each pepper in baking dish. Add 1 1/2 cups of water to dish. Bake at 325 for 45-50 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
One of my favorite "Gramma" dishes - she almost always made these peppers as a delicious appetizer.

 

 

 

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