Dinner in a Pepper

Dinner In A Pepper Recipe

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J. White Harris

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@JWhiteH

The whole meal can be in the pepper. Just add a salad and dessert to round out the meal.

Instead of ground beef you can use ground turkey or any ground meat you want.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 8 large
    green bell peppers
  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1/2 c
    chopped onion
  • 3 medium
    tomatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 1 can(s)
    (8 ounce) whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 can(s)
    (8 ounce) cream-style corn
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 3/4 tsp
    dried basil, crushed
  • ·
    dash of pepper
  • 3/4 c
    soft bread crumbs
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter, melted

How to Make Dinner in a Pepper

Step-by-Step

  1. Cut tops from green peppers; discard seeds and membranes. Chop enough of the tops to make 1/4 cup; set aside.
  2. Cook the whole green peppers in boiling water for 5 minutes; drain well. Sprinkle insides of peppers lightly with salt.
  3. In skillet cook ground beef, onion and the 1/4 cup chopped green pepper until meat is brown and onion is tender. Add tomatoes; simmer until tomatoes are cooked, about 4 minutes. Drain off liquid. Add whole kernel corn, cream-style corn, salt, basil and pepper to skillet; mix well.
  4. Stuff peppers with the meat mixture. Toss crumbs with melted butter to combine; sprinkle on top of peppers. Place the stuffed peppers in a 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking dish. Bake, uncovered at 350 F for 35 to 40 minutes.

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About Dinner in a Pepper

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #bell-peppers, #beef




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