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Nanny's Stovetop Stuffed Peppers Recipe

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Four to Five Medium Sized Green Peppers
1 1/2 Lb. Ground Sirloin or Lean Ground Beef
1 Cup Cooked White Rice
1 Egg
Finely Chopped Onion
Salt & Pepper
One Pint of Light Cream or Half & Half
One Can of Tomato Soup
Two 16 oz. Cans of Tomato Sauce
One Can of Water (Make sure peppers are covered)
One T. Extra Virgin Olive Oil or Butter
One T. Corn Starch

Make hole on top of peppers (trying not to break them) and clean out seeds and wash
Cook rice
Saute rice and chopped onion in medium skillet with olive oil or butter
Mix ground sirloin, rice & onion mixture, egg, salt & pepper in a bowl
Stuff peppers all the way to the top
Put peppers in a large dutch oven
Mix tomato soup, tomato sauce & water
Pour over peppers making sure that pepper are covered with liquid.
Cover and cook on a low heat for one hour.
Remove peppers from dutch oven and remove dutch oven from heat
Mix cream with one T. of corn starch and add to sauce until smooth
Add peppers to sauce and return dutch oven to hot burner and continue simmering on low heat for about another half hour

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 to 5
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1/2 hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
We alway served our stuffed peppers along with cubed parsley potatoes on the side and a lot of fresh bread to dip into the delicious sauce. Yum!!




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