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)

Step-By-Step

1Pour 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.
2Place 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.
3Add cooked rice, parsley, Parmesan and tomato sauce, salt and pepper. Mix well and cook together for another few minutes.
4Pour 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