What a great soup! However mine came out more of a chili consistency (check out the picture I added). I don't know if it was that I cooked it too long and some of the broth boiled out or I didn't add enough broth to begin with. After reading some of the reviews, I made some little changes---only used 1 lb of ground beef, browned the beef with an onion, omitted the sugar by adding 3 sweet banana peppers, added some heat with 3 hot peppers and 1 tbsp of hot sauce, a dash of Worcestershire sauce, and about 4 tbsp of taco seasoning for additional flavor. I topped it with shredded cheddar cheese and overall very very delicious! I can't wait to take some to work for some lunch!! Thanks for sharing!
Overall, I really liked the recipe but it was a little too salty for me. When I make the soup again I will use beef broth in place of the bouillion cubes and in place of some of the water and I will not add any additional salt. I also added some finely chopped onion as I wanted the soup to taste just like stuffed peppers. (I also used ground sirloin to make the soup leaner and I used long grain brown rice instead of white rice to make it healthier).
As I was making this I thought, "Oh great, I made Goulash." I wasn't looking forward to it. However, this was absolutely delicious! However, I cut the recipe in half, cooked an onion with my turkey burger, used 3 small bell peppers (yellow, orange, & red), some Worcester sauce, oregano, cumin, and used light brown sugar. Everyone loved it and it was super easy.
OMG! This is one terrific soup!!! This was served at our company Christmas party. I only tasted it because everyone else at my table ordered it. I liked it then and decided that I had to find a recipe to make at home. This recipe was SO much better than what was served at the restaurant (and I thought THAT was good!). This is definately going into my Permanent Addition cookbok. I substituted beef broth for the water and bouillon. I really think the brown sugar makes this recipe. I will definately be making this one over and over and over and over, etc.
Made this last night. I also used brown rice, lean ground round and onion. I left out the brown sugar too. Instead of the green pepper I used one of each red, yellow,and orange pepper. Excellant soup and oh soo colorful.
First time I have tried a recipe for a bell pepper kind of soup. This was pretty good. I made a larger batch and am going too freeze alot of it, I added a few additional seasonings,no brown sugar, more rice (instant) and cooked for half the time. It turned out nice, will be good when frost hits the ground! Very Filling! Thanks so much for sharing.
This is a wonderful stuffed pepper soup recipe. I added about an additional cup of rice and an additional tablespoon of brown sugar. I also added about 1/4 cup shredded mozzerella cheese just to use up what I had in the bag. I put about 1/2 a cup of mashed potatoes in a bowl and spooned the soup over the potatoes. Yummy! So quick and easy to make. Thanks for the great recipe Debe.
This was greatI followed the recipe as written and froze half.The second time we ate it I stretched it to feed more by adding a can of beans with chile and topped it with ground up tortilla chips,sour cream and salsa.Tasted brand new,but still delicious.
Delicious! Indeed tasted like stuffed peppers-even better considering my DS's never eat the 'pepper', this way they did. I used a combo of red, green, and yellow peppers since they were already in the crisper. I also decrease the water since we like ours thick. Sprinkled the grated parmesan-Perfect.. Thanks Debe!
This is delicious. I did use more green peppers, about 5 cups, and doubled the tomatoes and sauce. I also added 1 tsp. celery salt. And I only used 1# ground beef, because I like veggies more than meat. We all loved it.