These are so good and so filling. Love em!
|BTW, this was taken before put int the oven.|
- 6 large bell peppers, any color
- 1 pound lean ground beef
- 2 Tbs chopped onion
- 1 cup cooked rice
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
- 1 can (15ounces) tomato sauce
- 3/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
1-Cut top off stem end of pepper. Remove seeds and membranes, rinse peppers. Cook peppers in boiling water (enough to cover pepper) for about 5 minutes. Drain.
2- Cook beef and onion in skillet over medium heat, 8-10 min, until beef is brown. Drain. Stir in rice, salt, garlic, and 1 cup of the tomato sauce. Cook until hot.
3- Heat oven to 350 degrees.
4- Stuff peppers with mixture. Stand peppers upright in baking dish. Pour remaining tomato sauce over peppers.
5- Cover and bake 45 min. Uncover and bake about 15 min longer, or until peppers are tender. Sprinkle with chesse.
**For a lighter pepper, use ground turkey instead of beef, and reduced-fat cheese.**
with Ground beef = 290 cal
with Turkey = 190 cal