Stuffed Peppers

Peppers stuffed with ground meat


  • Large bell peppers (any color)- 4

  • Lean (at least 80%) ground beef-1 lb

  • Chopped onion- 2 Tbsp

  • Cooked rice-1cup

  • Salt-1 tsp

  • Garlic, finely chopped- 1clove

  • Organic tomato sauce- 1 can (15 oz)

  • Shredded mozzarella cheese – 3/4 cup (3 oz)


  • Heat oven to 350°F.
  • Cut a thin slice from the stem end of each bell pepper to remove the top of the pepper. Remove seeds and membranes; rinse peppers. In a 4-quart oven, pour enough water to cover peppers. Heat to boiling; add peppers. Cook about 2 minutes; drain.
  • Take a 10-inch skillet, cook beef and onion in it over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is brown; drain. Add there rice, salt, garlic and 1 cup of the tomato sauce; cook until hot.
  • Stuff peppers with beef mixture. Place peppers in an ungreased 8-inch square glass baking dish. Pour remaining tomato sauce over peppers.
  • Take the foil and cover it tightly. Bake 10 minutes. Uncover and bake about 15 minutes longer or until peppers are tender. Sprinkle with cheese.




Prep time

15 minutes

Cooking time

55 minutes

Stuffed Peppers