Ground Beef Stuffed Green Bell Peppers

Recipe by Cindy Hartlin
READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Cut each bell pepper lengthwise in half.
  • Wash the insides and outsides of the peppers after removing the seeds and membranes.
  • Cook the peppers in the boiling salted water for 5 minutes then drain and set aside. Cook and stir the meat, onion and celery in a large skillet until the meat is brown.
  • Drain off the excess fat. Stir in half of the tomato sauce and the remaining ingredients, heat to boiling then reduce the heat and simmer, covered, for 5 minutes.
  • Place the peppers, cut sides up, in an ungreased baking pan 9 X 9 X 2 or 8 X 8 X 2-inches.
  • Spoon the meat filling into each of the pepper half evenly and then cover the pan with aluminum foil.
  • Bake for 25 minutes then uncover and top with the remaining tomato sauce and bake an additional 5 minutes.
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