Meatloaf Pepper Boats

Susan Feliciano

By
@frenchtutor

Meatloaf combined with stuffed peppers - a winning combination!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 lb
ground beef or sausage (i used turkey sausage)
3 large
bell peppers, any color
1/4 c
finely chopped green pepper
1/4 c
finely chopped onion
2 tsp
minced garlic
1 Tbsp
olive oil
2 tsp
dried basil leaves
1 tsp
seasoned salt and pepper
1/4 c
ketchup
1
egg
1 c
cooked rice
extra ketchup for topping if desired

Step-By-Step

1Cut bell peppers into halves lengthwise, leaving part of stem on, and scoop out seeds and membranes.
Preheat oven to 350°.
2Sauté the onion and pepper in the olive oil for about 2 minutes; add garlic and sauté another 2 minutes.
3Mix the meat, sautéed vegetables, seasonings, ketchup, egg and rice in a medium bowl.
4Mix well and pack into the pepper halves, mounding each one like a meatloaf. Place in a baking dish and bake for 30 minutes. Then apply 2 tablespoons extra ketchup to the top of each pepper boat if desired, and continue baking another 15 minutes.
5Peppers are done when meatloaf reaches internal temperature of 160°.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Diabetic
Other Tag: Healthy