Unstuffed Bell Pepper Skillet

"We love the traditional stuffed bell pepper dish. In fact, I have a stuffed pepper recipe already posted. Last night however, I didn't want to go thru all the work of stuffing the two large peppers I had on hand, so I decided to wing it and simplify it. The following is what I came up with and is not only delicious but effortless."
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  • Brown ground meat and onion.
  • Drain. Season with salt, pepper, garlic and Italian seasoning.
  • Add crushed tomatoes and green pepper.
  • Cover and simmer until peppers are tender crisp (approx. 20 minutes).
  • Serve over cooked rice.
  • Sprinkle with parmesan cheese.

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  1. I also use this recipe when I don't want to stuff the peppers and we call it exploded peppers! I don't use parmesean and I add a couple heaping tablespoons of sourkraut which gives it a zing. My family loves it so much it has become a regular.
  2. This was a delicious recipe, thanks for sharing! Changes I made: I used canned diced tomatoes w/ the juice, skipped the cheese, and used a mix of red, yellow & orange bell peppers instead of green. It was tasty!


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