Stuffed Peppers

Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
55 mins

This recipe does not include rice, but you are always welcomed to add this ingredient.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven 350 degrees.
  2. Lightly spray baking pan with cooking spray.
  3. Blanch peppers in boiling, salted, water 5 minutes.
  4. Briefly, and lightly, hand mix ground beef mixture, adding all ingredients from ground beef to parsley, except tomato sauce topping.
  5. With a tablespoon, stuff each pepper with meat mixture.
  6. Mix ingredients of tomato sauce and spices, or use any tomato sauce of your choice.
  7. Place 2 tablespoons of tomato sauce in baking pan covering bottom. (This will be a small amount of covering).
  8. Add meat stuffed peppers to dish.
  9. Drizzle tomato sauce over top of stuffed peppers.
  10. Add optional 1 piece of bacon to top of each pepper.
  11. Bake at 350 degrees for 50-60 minutes.
  12. When serving, dish out tomato "gravy" to top of each pepper.
Most Helpful

5 5

Very, very nice! The spices in the meat mixture are just right and the tomato topping is excellent. Next time, however, I believe I will add about 1/3 cup of raw rice, as I found them to be a bit too "dense". The only thing I did different was NOT to blanche the peppers, and they turned out beautifully. I sprinkled the insides of the peppers with a bit of salt and turned them upside-down to drain. I plan on doing this recipe as a meatloaf with the tomato topping. Thank you, Andi, this is an excellent recipe.

5 5

Very good recipe. I used the suggestion to substitute 1/3c raw rice for the breadcrumbs since we are eating gluten-free, but next time I think I will use cooked rice for the convenience. With the hamburger mixture left over, I molded it into a loaf and cooked it on the same sheet as the peppers. It turned out beautifully and now I have two meals. Thank you for posting.

5 5

Delicious!