Inside Out Stuffed Peppers

Angela (Grammy) Derby

By
@Angela_Derby

I went foraging through my veggie drawer and got the idea for this because all my peppers were already chopped. The family loved it! Sometimes, you just have to improvise!


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 Tbsp
olive oil
2-3 clove
garlic, minced
1/2 c
onions, chopped
2 c
bell peppers, chopped (i used 2 cups of combined yellow, red and green)
2 c
cooked rice
1 lb
ground beef, lean
1/2 tsp
parsley
1/2 c
parmesan (plus some for topping)
1 1/2 c
tomato sauce
salt and pepper, to taste
1 c
mozzarella, shredded (for top of casserole)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Pour olive oil in large skillet, on medium high heat. Add garlic, onions and peppers; cook until just tender, about 8-10 minutes. Remove to a bowl; set aside.
2
Place ground beef in the same pan and brown; drain any extra fat. Add peppers and onions mixture back to the pan with beef, stir together.
3
Add cooked rice, parsley, Parmesan and tomato sauce, salt and pepper. Mix well and cook together for another few minutes.
4
Pour into a prepared 7X11" baking dish. Top with the mozzarella and a sprinkling of more Parmesan.
Bake at 375'F. for 15-20 minutes or until cheese is melted and casserole heated through.

About this Recipe

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