Grandma Sokol's Stuffed Peppers

Grandma Sokol's Stuffed Peppers Recipe

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This is one of my family's favorite dishes of all time. Other than the cooking method used and the addition of a little brown sugar, it happens to be one recipe that I have not altered from the original.

It was given to me by my grandma who is one of the greatest cooks I have ever known!



★★★★★ 2 votes

30 Min
45 Min


  • 1 lb
    ground beef (lean)
  • 1/2 c
    rice (cooked)
  • 1 medium
    onion (chopped)
  • 6 slice
    bacon (chopped)
  • 3/4 c
  • 1 tsp
    celery seed
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 can(s)
    tomato soup
  • 1 can(s)
    tomatoes (chopped), or equivalent fresh tomatoes
  • 1 Tbsp
    brown sugar

How to Make Grandma Sokol's Stuffed Peppers


  1. Clean and core about 6 peppers. Cut off tops, about 1/2 inch down and chop the ring in small pieces.
  2. Fry bacon until brown and drain. Add onion, chopped pepper rings, ketchup, celery seed, salt and pepper. Simmer until onions and peppers are limp.
  3. Add to ground beef and rice and mix. Fill peppers 3/4 full and place in 9x13 inch baking pan.
  4. Combine tomato soup (mixed with 1 can of water) and tomatoes. Pour over filled peppers. Sprinkle with brown sugar.
  5. Bake at 375 degrees for about 45 minutes covered loosely with foil. The last 15 minutes, remove foil and bake until top of peppers is lightly browned and carmelized.

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About Grandma Sokol's Stuffed Peppers

Course/Dish: Beef, Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom

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