Skillet Unstuffed Peppers

Pat Duran


This is all that was left for the Skillet unstuffed I layered it in a small casserole dish and sprinkled cheese on top and will bake in the oven for another meal...

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4-6 servings


15 Min


1 lb
ground beef
1 Tbsp
bacon grease
celery stalks, with leaves,chopped fine
1 small
onion, chopped
1 small
red bell pepper, chopped
1/2 c
tomato juice
14 1/2 oz
can crushed tomatoes
1 tsp
each, dried basil,and oregano
1 tsp
each,and seasoned salt ,black pepper, garlic powder,
2 Tbsp
worcestershire sauce
3 c
cooked rice with chopped celery leaves chopped fine

Directions Step-By-Step

In my electric fry pan I added the bacon grease and heated pan to melt grease- move it around to coat bottom of skillet. Add ground beef and cook and scramble.
Add onion and celery. Stir till meat no longer pink.
Add remaining ingredients, except rice.
Stir to combine and heat through.
Make rice stir in a bit of butter and sosme chopped celery leaves.
Serve burger mixture over hot rice and sprinkle cheese over top ,if desired.
For casserole:
Butter or spray casserole dish place rice in dish then top with burger mixture- bake until heated through and cheese is melted, if using. Or mix rice and burger mixture together and place in casserole and sprinkle cheese on top. Bake at 350^ until hot and bubbly;(add more tomato juice if needed for baking).

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy