Laura's Stuffed Peppers

Laura's Stuffed Peppers

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  • 6

    green peppers

  • 1

    pound ground beef

  • ¾

    cup chopped onion

  • 2

    14.5 oz cans diced tomatoes

  • cup pearl barley

  • 2

    cloves garlic, minced

  • ½

    teaspoon dried basil

  • Salt and pepper to taste


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Put barley in 2 1/2 cups water and simmer, covered, on low heat until barley is tender and water is absorbed (about 25 minutes). Fill a saucepan with water and bring to a boil. Slice the tops off the green peppers, remove the seeds and membranes, and immerse them in water and let boil for 5 minutes. Remove and drain. Brown ground beef and onions in a large skillet. Stir frequently, breaking ground beef into small pieces. Mix diced tomatoes and cooked barley with ground beef; stir in spices. Put peppers right side up in ungreased bakin dish. Fill peppers with beef/barley/tomato mixture. Bake, covered for 30 minutes. Salt and pepper to tase.


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