Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe

One of the best way to cook bell pepper fresh from the backyard is baked bell pepper stuffed with ground pork and rice.

  • 5 large bell peppers (any color)
  • 1 lb lean (at least 80%) ground pork
  • 1/2 cup sausage
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 big tomato chopped
  • 1 cup cooked rice
  • 1/2 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 can (15 oz)  tomato sauce
  • 3 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup water

1.  Cut  each bell pepper to remove top of pepper into half. Remove seeds. Rinse well and set aside.

2. In a skillet, sautee garlic and onion. Add beef, cook until beef is brown; drain, stirring occasionally,Stir in rice, salt, garlic and 1 cup of the tomato sauce; cook until hot.

3. Heat oven to 350°F.
4. Stuff peppers with beef mixture. Stand peppers upright in an 8-inch square glass baking dish. Pour     remaining tomato sauce.
5. Sprinkle with cheese.

5 Cover tightly with foil. Bake for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake about 15 minutes longer or until peppers are tender. 


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