Cheesy Stuffed Red Peppers

Jessica Strayer

By
@JessicaStrayer

A twist to the usual green peppers!


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Rating:

Serves:

8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Ingredients

1 lb
ground beef
1 clove
garlic, minced
1/2 medium
white onion, diced
1 Tbsp
cilantro, fresh
1 tsp
garlic powder
1 tsp
cumin
4 medium
red bell pepper
1 c
beef broth, reduced sodium
1/4 c
tomato sauce
1 1/2 c
brown rice, cooked
4 oz
processed cheese, velveeta, shredded

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 400.
2
Spray a little olive oil spray in a medium size saute pan and heat on a medium flame. Add onion, garlic and cilantro to the pan.
3
Saute about 2 minutes and add ground beef. Season with salt and garlic powder, and cumin and brown meat for several minutes until meat is completely cooked through.
4
Add 1/4 cup of tomato sauce and 1/2 cup of chicken broth, mix well and simmer on low for about 5 minutes.
5
Combine cooked rice and meat together.
6
Cut the bell peppers in half lengthwise, and remove all seeds. Place in a baking dish. Spoon the meat mixture into each pepper half and fill it with as much as you can.
7
Place all stuffed pepper halves on the baking dish and pour the remainder of the chicken broth on the bottom of the pan.
8
Cover tight with aluminum foil and bake for about 35 minutes. Top with shredded cheese and enjoy.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef
Other Tag: Healthy