Stuffed Banana Peppers

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Penny Price

By
@Penny_Price

These are easy to make.

Rating:
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Serves:
8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

8
banana peppers
2 Tbsp
butter
1/2 c
chopped onion
1/2 c
chopped celery
1
(28 ounce) can crushed tomatoes
1
(8 ounce) can tomato sauce
2 clove
garlic, minced
1 tsp
dried basil
1 tsp
dried oregano
2 1/2 tsp
salt, divided
1/2 tsp
ground black pepper, divided
1
egg
1 tsp
worcestershire sauce
1/2 c
grated parmesan cheese
1 lb
hot italian sausage
1 lb
mild italian sausage
1 1/2 c
bread crumbs

Step-By-Step

1Cut off tops of peppers, and remove ribs and seeds
2Chop edible portions of tops; set aside
3Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil
4Add peppers, reduce heat, and simmer until tender but still firm, about 5 minutes. Drain and set aside
5Heat butter in a medium skillet. Saute reserved chopped pepper, onion and celery until tender, 3 to 5 minutes.
6Stir in crushed tomatoes, tomato sauce and garlic. Season with basil, oregano, 1 1/2 teaspoons salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper Simmer uncovered for 10 minutes
7Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
8Meanwhile, in a large mixing bowl, combine egg, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, Worcestershire sauce and Parmesan.
9Mix in hot sausage, mild sausage, bread crumbs and 1 cup of the tomato sauce mixture
10Using a piping bag or sausage stuffer, fill each pepper with the meat mixture.
11Place in a 3 quart casserole dish, and pour remaining tomato sauce mixture over peppers.
12Bake uncovered in preheated oven for 1 hour

About Stuffed Banana Peppers

Course/Dish: Meat Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: English
Other Tag: Quick & Easy