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Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Regina/ Pete Abate
Added: Tuesday, June 27, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
7-8 bell peppers, halved
3 lb ground beef
1/2c. bread crumbs
1 egg per pound of meat (3 eggs)
2 c. cooked & cooled rice
1 medium onion, chopped fine
1/2 tsp. garlic powder or can use fresh garlic
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
1 tbsp. grated romano or parmesan cheese
2-3 tbsp. fresh parsley, chopped
4 to 5 -15oz cans tomato sauce or can use Quick Tomato Sauce recipe.

Directions:
Directions:
Clean peppers and cut in half. Microwave peppers for 3-4 min to soften. Set aside. Microwave chopped onion to make soft for 2-3 min.
Mix well in large bowl: ground beef, bread crumbs, eggs, rice, onion, garlic, salt, pepper, cheese, parsley and 2 to 3 15oz cans of tomato sauce, you can add more or less tomato sauce depending on consistency of mixture. Mix until moist.
Fill pepper halves with meat mixture. You can fill these very generously. Place filled pepper halves in baking dish or pan. For this recipe you will probably use 2 pans. Pour 2 cans of tomato sauce over filled peppers (or can use Quick Sauce recipe).
Bake 350 uncovered - 1 hour .

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8-10
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
These take a little time to prepare, but they are worth it. Very moist & tender. YUM!!

 

 

 

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