Mini Meatloaf Pepper Rings Recipe

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Mini Meatloaf Pepper Rings

Jo Ann Duren

By
@ILUVblackeyepeasandrice

This recipe was found on pinterest.
My family enjoyed this recipe and said it was a keeper.


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Serves:

4 servings

Prep:

55 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

4
large bell peppers (red, yellow, or orange)
2 lb
lean ground beef
1 1'2 tsp
creole seasoning
1/4 c
italian bread cumbs
1
egg
1/4 c
shredded parmesan
a pinch of red pepper flakes
3 clove
garlic
1 Tbsp
olive oil
1 Tbsp
fresh chopped parsley
1 c
shredded italian cheese blend
1 can(s)
28 ounces crushed tomatoes

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Prepare peppers by slicing off a little of the top and bottom, of each pepper. Do not discard these. Cut out ribs and seeds.
2
Slice into 3 thick rings and place on a sheet pan lined with parchment for easy clean up. Dice up remaining parts of peppers to use in meat mixture.
3
Prepare meatloaf mix: Mix ground beef with seasoning, bread crumbs, egg, Parmesan, red pepper flakes, garlic, and remaining diced peppers until combined.
4
Stuff each pepper with meat mixture leaving a dome of the mixture on top of each pepper.
5
Heat olive oil in a large oven-safe pot over medium high heat. (If you do not have an oven-safe pot, you will just transfer them into casserole dish to bake later.)
6
Brown each stuffed pepper ring for about 4 to 5 minutes on each side. You may need to do this in 2 batches depending on the size of your pot.
7
Once, browned on each side, pour crushed tomatoes over the stuffed pepper rings. (Transfer to casserole dish before topping with crushed tomatoes if you do not have an oven-safe pot.
8
Bake at 350 degrees for 35 to 45 minutes, Top with cheese and bake for 5 more minutes, Top with fresh parsley and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Italian