Italian Stuffed Peppers Recipe

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Check out this awesome Italian Stuffed Peppers Recipe

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This awesome ITALIAN STUFFED PEPPERS Recipe makes 6 awesome peppers

 

Here is what you will need:ItalianStuffedPeppers_Ingredients

  • 6 bell peppers, tops cut away and seeds removed
  • ½ cup finely chopped green bell pepper
  • 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • ¼ cup finely chopped fresh parsley leaves
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes
  • 2 cups cooked white rice
  • 1 8 oz can of tomato sauce
  • Optional:  shredded mozzarella or parmesan cheese to sprinkle on top of peppers

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a large pot of boiling water, parboil the peppers for 3 minutes. Remove and let dry on paper towels.
  3. In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add the beef, onions and chopped bell peppers. Cook for 3 minutes, and add garlic, parsley, salt, black pepper, and pepper flakes. Continue cooking until the meat is browned, stirring with a heavy wooden spoon to break up the lumps. Add the rice and tomato sauce and stir well. Remove from the heat and adjust the seasoning, to taste.ItalianStuffedPeppers_InProcess1
  4. Pour enough water into a baking dish to just cover the bottom, about 1/8-inch deep. Stuff the bell peppers with the mixture and place in the baking dish. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes.ItalianStuffedPeppers_InProcess2
  5. Remove from the oven and let rest for 10 minutes before serving.

Not only do these take taste amazing, but they make the house smell amazing while they are cooking. This will surly become a favorite, go to recipe! ItalianStuffedPeppers2

 

 

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  1. I love bell peppers! Any color, but especially the yellow ones! I love stuffed peppers, and I like that this recipe includes rice as part of the stuffing. Kind of like rice stew, but within the peppers! I’m sure the parsley, black pepper and garlic add a lot of flavor as well! I’ll definitely try this out! Thanks for sharing!