Simple Stuffed Peppers

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Ingredients
3-5 medium bell peppers
1/2 cup Stove Top stuffing
1lb ground beef or turkey
6 oz shredded cheese
1/4-1/2 cup diced onion
1 T Worcestershire sauce
1 clove minced garlic
3/4 cup tomato sauce
salt and pepper to taste

Halve and seed bell peppers then lightly salt the insides. Set aside.

Brown beef in a large skillet (Note that if you are using lean meat that you may not need a whole pound. Another option is to omit the meat completely and use extra stuffing instead). Add onion when there is just a little bit of pink left to the meat and cook until meat is completely brown. Drain. While the meat is cooking, it’s a good time to prepare the stuffing. I just used the microwave as a shortcut. Combine 1/2 cup stuffing, 1/4 cup water, and 1/2 tablespoon butter or spread in a microwavable container and “nuke” for about a minute and a half.

Add prepared stuffing along with the garlic to the beef mixture in the skillet and stir until heated through.

Spoon the heated mixture into pepper halves and place in an 8×8 baking dish.

Prepare sauce by mixing 1 tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce into the tomato sauce. Pour mixture over peppers.

Cover and bake at 350 degrees for 30-45 minutes depending on how crisp you like your peppers. After 30-45 minutes, uncover and sprinkle with cheese. Return dish to the oven uncovered and back another 5 minutes or until the cheese is melted.

Easy-breezy and delicious!

Comments

  1. Yum, yum, YUM!

    I love your recipes. Stuffed peppers are a favorite around here. I think these would be delicious w rice (I don’t like stuffing).

  2. Wow Jenn – GREAT recipe idea. My kids normally don’t like peppers, but I think I might at least get them to try them with this recipe. It looks sooooo good.

  3. This is so much easier than the way I make them. I should really start thinking about easier recipes. They look wonderful!

  4. Yum! You’re making me hungry!

  5. Those look AWESOME. I have been looking for something that didnt use so much RICE! Every stuffed pepper recipe I have calls for rice! This is perfect!

  6. I’ve never made stuffed peppers, but these look awesome! :)

  7. Mmmm that looks delicious! Must try it, thanks!

  8. Those look amazing! I’ll be craving these all day now! :) Thanks for sharing!

  9. I love stuffed peppers, and what an easy recipe to follow!

  10. Those look so yummy!

  11. I luvvv peppers. I recently put up a recipe of my version on my site.

  12. Linz @ Itz Linz says:

    These do look and sound really easy and tasty! I love stuffed peppers!

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