Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed Peppers

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • SERVINGS 4-6 UNITS US

  • 6

    green bell peppers

  • 1

    lb ground beef

  • 1

    ⁄2 cup onion, chopped

  • 1

    tablespoon garlic, minced

  • 1

    egg, whisked

  • 1

    ⁄2 cup breadcrumbs

  • 1

    tablespoon parmesan cheese

  • 1

    teaspoon salt

  • 1

    teaspoon ground pepper

  • 1

    teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)

  • 1

    ⁄2 teaspoon oregano

  • 1

    ⁄4 teaspoon parsley

  • Quick Tomato Sauce Topping

  • 1

    cup tomato sauce

  • 1

    ⁄4 cup water

  • 1

    tablespoon brown sugar

  • 1

    tablespoon vinegar

  • 1

    teaspoon prepared mustard

  • 1

    teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 1

    ⁄4 teaspoon dried oregano

  • 1

    ⁄4 teaspoon dried basil

  • 1

    ⁄4 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1

    ⁄4 teaspoon parsley flakes

  • 1

    ⁄4 teaspoon salt

  • 1

    ⁄4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

Preheat oven 350 degrees. Lightly spray baking pan with cooking spray. Blanch peppers in boiling, salted, water 5 minutes. Briefly, and lightly, hand mix ground beef mixture, adding all ingredients from ground beef to parsley, except tomato sauce topping. With a tablespoon, stuff each pepper with meat mixture. Mix ingredients of tomato sauce and spices, or use any tomato sauce of your choice. Place 2 tablespoons of tomato sauce in baking pan covering bottom. (This will be a small amount of covering). Add meat stuffed peppers to dish. Drizzle tomato sauce over top of stuffed peppers. Add optional 1 piece of bacon to top of each pepper. Bake at 350 degrees for 50-60 minutes. When serving, dish out tomato "gravy" to top of each pepper.


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