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    Cuban Stuffed Bell Peppers

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    15 mins

    45 mins

    chefwally's Note:

    I enjoyed this tremendously and was initially doubtful of using bread in the stuffing, but they turned out very well. This recipe is courtesy of the 3 Guys from Miami.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Wash green peppers, slice off stem end, and remove seeds and membrane. Drop the peppers into boiling water that has been lightly salted. Boil for two or three minutes and remove.
    2. 2
      Sauté onion with ground beef and a little olive until browned. (DO NOT DRAIN.) Stir in tomatoes (I used chili style canned tomatoes) and heat through. Remove from heat and stir in bread cubes, 1 teaspoon of cumin, salt, pepper, and 1/2 cup ketchup.
    3. 3
      Stuff peppers and place in lightly greased baking pan. Mix 1/2 cup ketchup with 1/4 cup tomato juice, wine, and one teaspoon ground cumin. Pour this sauce over the peppers, cover the pan, and bake at 300° F for 45 minutes.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 03, 2010

      55

      I halved this recipe, and made some modifications based on what I had in my kitchen, so mine probably tastes totally different, but I agree with the other reviewers: the cumin and red wine make the sauce. I used a ground-beef/ground-turkey mix for the meat. I sauteed with onion as well as a mild pepper and additional diced bell pepper. I substituted a fresh tomato and some paste for the canned tomatoes. I used plain croutons and when I stirred them in, I added a few tablespoons of broth so they wouldn't dry out. Fabulous!

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    • on May 13, 2011

      45

      This recipe is courtesy of the 3 Guys from Miami.
      They are the very best with Chop meat always "FRESH ONLY"
      Uncle John Travel (agent with cruise brothers.

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    • on August 31, 2007

      45

      These were oh so good. I didn't have french bread so I just threw in some Spanish rice instead. The red wine really added something to the meat mixture. This was absolutely delicious. The only things I did differently (other than the rice) were: use 1lb of meat, a can of rotel, and 4 green peppers. Thanks for posting!

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    Nutritional Facts for Cuban Stuffed Bell Peppers

    Serving Size: 1 (508 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 883.8
     
    Calories from Fat 288
    32%
    Total Fat 32.0 g
    49%
    Saturated Fat 11.2 g
    56%
    Cholesterol 115.6 mg
    38%
    Sodium 2543.2 mg
    105%
    Total Carbohydrate 99.5 g
    33%
    Dietary Fiber 9.2 g
    37%
    Sugars 27.1 g
    108%
    Protein 49.7 g
    99%

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