Ground Beef Stuffed Peppers

Jeanne Benavidez


My Mother mader this recipe with ground beef once when she didn't have rice. We loved it so much that we asked her to always make it that way. This is the only way I make them.


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10 Min
20 Min


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1 1/2 lb
ground chuck
small onion, finely diced
1 tsp
chopped garlic
salt & pepper to taste
bell peppers (any color)
4 - 6 c
1 Tbsp
1 c
chedder cheese, shredded

How to Make Ground Beef Stuffed Peppers


  • 1In skillet, brown the ground chuck, onion, garlic, salt and pepper.
  • 2Drain if necessary and set aside
  • 3Cut bell peppers in half and remove seeds and white membrane.
  • 4In saucepan, boil peppers in salted water for about 5 minutes.
  • 5Spray a shallow baking dish with cooking spray and place pepper halves.
  • 6Fill the peppers with the meat mixture.
  • 7Sprinkle cheese on top of each pepper.
  • 8Carefully put about 1/3 cup water in bottom of baking dish.
  • 9Bake peppers for about 20 minutes at 400F.

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About Ground Beef Stuffed Peppers

Course/Dish: Beef
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #main, #Dishes

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