"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali

Stuffed Green Peppers Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Theresa Gomez

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 large green peppers
1 lb. ground beef
c. chopped celery
2 tbsp. chopped onions
1 c. cooked rice
tsp. salt
1 medium tomato, chopped
Dash of Pepper
c. ketchup
1 can (8 oz) tomato sauce
1 tsp. sugar
tsp. basil leaves
c. grated cheddar cheese

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 350. Cut off tops of peppers, removing membrane and seeds. In large saucepan, cook peppers 5 min in boiling water to cover. Drain and set aside. In large skillet, brown beef, celery, and onion, and drain excess grease. Add cooked rice, salt, tomato, pepper, and ketchup and mix well. Spoon mixture into peppers and place peppers in shallow baking pan. Combine tomato sauce, sugar, and basil and mix well. Spoon half of the sauce over the peppers. Bake uncovered at 350 for 30 to 40 minutes, until peppers are tender. Spoon on remaining sauce and sprinkle with cheese during the last 5 minutes of baking.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
A secret ingredient - if desired. Terry's mother would add a capful of maple syrup to meat and rice mixture

 

 

 

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