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Ground Beef Stuffed Green Bell Peppers With Cheese

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Ground Beef Stuffed Green Bell Peppers with Cheese are easy to make ahead and put in the oven about an hour before you plan on having dinner. I like to cut the peppers in half so that more of the cheese browns while baking.

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Ingredients

  • 6 large green peppers
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 ⁄2 cup onion, chopped
  • 16-ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 1 ⁄2 cup long-grain rice
  • 1 ⁄2 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded, about 4 ounces

Details

Servings 6
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 75mins
Adapted from kitchme.com

Preparation

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350°F.

Cut tops from green peppers; discard seeds and membranes.

Chop enough of the green pepper tops to make 1/4 cup, set aside.

Cook the whole green peppers, uncovered in boiling water for about 5 minutes; invert to drain well. Sprinkle insides of peppers lightly with salt.

In a skillet cook ground beef, onion and 1/4 cup chopped pepper till meat is browned and vegetables are tender. Drain off excess fat.

Add undrained tomatoes, uncooked rice, water, salt, Worcestershire, and a dash of pepper.

Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer about 20 minutes or until rice is tender.

Stir in cheese. Stuff peppers with meat mixture. Place in a 10x6x2 baking dish.

Bake, covered in a 350° oven for 30 minutes.

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