Beef-Stuffed Peppers with Cheese Sauce
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- green bell peppers
- 1 tsp
- 5 Tbsp
- 1 lb
- ground beef
- 1 small
- onion, sliced
- "just a pinch" of pepper
- 1/4 c
- 2 c
- 1 c
- cheddar cheese, shredded
1Split the peppers lengthwise and remove seeds.
2Parboil the peppers in a small amount of boiling salted water for about 5 minutes.
4In a skillet, melt 1 tablespoon of the butter and cook the beef and onion, breaking up the meat with a fork, until the meat loses its red color.
5Pour off excess fat.
6Add 1 teaspoon salt and a pinch of pepper.
7Fill the peppers with the mixture and arrange them in a shallow baking dish.
8Melt the remaining butter and blend in the flour.
9Gradually add the milk and cook, stirring, until thickened.
10Stir in the cheese and season to taste.
11Pour sauce over the peppers and bake in a preheated 350 oven for about 30 minutes.