Saucy Stuffed Bell Peppers

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READY IN: 3hrs
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Wash the peppers thoroughly.
  • Remove the tops, seeds, and rinse the inside of the pepper.
  • Set the usable portion of the peppers aside.
  • In a skillet over medium heat, melt the butter and saute onion until translucent.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the onion and butter mixture with the ground beef and mix well by hand.
  • Sprinkle in salt and pepper to taste.
  • Slowly pour in the rice, while mixing by hand.
  • Mix thoroughly.
  • Stuff the meat and rice mixture into the peppers.
  • Coat the bottom of 1 or 2 large pots with oil.
  • Place the stuffed peppers into the pot (s) leaving a 2 inch space at the top of the pot.
  • Pour in tomato juice until peppers are covered.
  • If there is leftover meat mixture, form into balls and add to the tomato juice.
  • Heat on low for 2 to 3 hours.
  • Stir every 20 to 45 minutes.
  • Juice will reduce to a thick sauce.
  • You can tell that the peppers are done when they are splitting at the sides.
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