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
  • 2
    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


  1. In 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.
  2. Add 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.
  3. For 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

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