Skillet Unstuffed Peppers

Pat Duran


This is all that was left for the Skillet unstuffed I layered it in a small casserole dish and sprinkled cheese on top and will bake in the oven for another meal...

★★★★★ 2 votes
4-6 servings
15 Min


1 lb
ground beef
1 Tbsp
bacon grease
celery stalks, with leaves,chopped fine
1 small
onion, chopped
1 small
red bell pepper, chopped
1/2 c
tomato juice
14 1/2 oz
can crushed tomatoes
1 tsp
each, dried basil,and oregano
1 tsp
each,and seasoned salt ,black pepper, garlic powder,
2 Tbsp
worcestershire sauce
3 c
cooked rice with chopped celery leaves chopped fine

How to Make Skillet Unstuffed Peppers


  • 1In my electric fry pan I added the bacon grease and heated pan to melt grease- move it around to coat bottom of skillet. Add ground beef and cook and scramble.
    Add onion and celery. Stir till meat no longer pink.
  • 2Add remaining ingredients, except rice.
    Stir to combine and heat through.
    Make rice stir in a bit of butter and sosme chopped celery leaves.
    Serve burger mixture over hot rice and sprinkle cheese over top ,if desired.
  • 3For casserole:
    Butter or spray casserole dish place rice in dish then top with burger mixture- bake until heated through and cheese is melted, if using. Or mix rice and burger mixture together and place in casserole and sprinkle cheese on top. Bake at 350^ until hot and bubbly;(add more tomato juice if needed for baking).

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About Skillet Unstuffed Peppers

Course/Dish: Beef
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy