Pasta-Stuffed Bell Peppers

Recipe by WhoKnew
READY IN: 1hr 25mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350°F Grease shallow 8x8 baking dish & keep ready.
  • Cook bacon until brown & crispy; drain on paper towels. Leave grease in the pan.
  • Add onion to bacon grease & cook until softened; pour off excess fat.
  • Stir in tomatoes & hot pepper flakes. Cook on high until thickened (10 mins).
  • Put pasta in mixing bowl and add bacon, tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, and olives; toss well to mix; season to taste.
  • Cut stem off of each pepper; reserve "lids". Remove seeds from inside each pepper, and remove white ribs.
  • Divide pasta mixture amongst all peppers. Put "lids" back on. Brush peppers all over with olive oil and set into prepared baking dish.
  • Cover with foil and bake 30 minutes. Remove foil and bake another 20-25 min or until peppers are tender.