Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed Peppers

Ingredients:

  • 1 large can diced tomatoes
  • 1 ½ lbs ground beef and /or pork, chicken, turkey
  • 2 ribs of celery, chopped
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 1 Tbsp leaf thyme OR 1 tsp powdered thyme
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • Grated cheddar cheese
  • 5 large peppers:
    • Use peppers with 4 points on the bottom, not those with 3 points. Those with 4 points are easier to cut in half and more stable once stuffed.

 

Directions:

  • Cut peppers in half, stem side up, core and seed.
  • Steam pepper halves for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and cool.
  • Meanwhile, brown meat; add onion and celery, cooking till soft.
  • Add dices tomatoes, seasonings and cooked rice.
  • Stuff meat/rice mixture into pepper halves.
  • Top each pepper with a generous amount of grated cheese.
  • Bake in 400˚oven till cheese is golden brown (approx. 20 minutes)
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