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grandma sokol's stuffed peppers

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Sea Sun
West Des Moines, IA

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! Enjoy!

(2 ratings)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For grandma sokol's stuffed peppers

  • 1 lb
    ground beef (lean)
  • 1/2 c
    rice (cooked)
  • 1 md
    onion (chopped)
  • 6 slice
    bacon (chopped)
  • 3/4 c
  • 1 tsp
    celery seed
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 can
    tomato soup
  • 1 can
    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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