Southwest Stuffed Peppers

Southwest Stuffed Peppers Recipe

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Kimberly Kay

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@KimberlyV65

One of my favorite dishes are stuffed peppers; these are the first ones I actually made and they turned out excellent! I found it in 'Simple & Delicious' magazine.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

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  • 8 medium
    green peppers
  • 1 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 1 (14.5) oz
    can diced tomatoes with green chilies, undrained
  • 1 1/2 c
    water
  • 1 (5.4 oz)
    envelope mexican-style rice and pasta mix
  • 2 c
    (4 oz.) shredded mexican-style cheese blend

How to Make Southwest Stuffed Peppers

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 375 F.
  2. Cut tops off peppers and remove seeds.
  3. In a Dutch oven, cook peppers in boiling water for 3 to 5 minutes; drain and rinse in cold water; set aside.
  4. In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink and drain; add the diced tomatoes, water and rice mix.
  5. Bring to a boil; reduce heat; cover and simmer for 6 to 8 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  6. Place 1/3 cup rice mixture in each pepper; sprinkle each with 2 tablespoons cheese; top with remaining rice mixture.
  7. Place in a greased 13- X 9-inch baking dish; cover and bake in preheated oven and bake for 25 minutes.
  8. Sprinkle with remaining cheese; bake 5 to 10 minutes longer or until the cheese is melted and peppers are tender.

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About Southwest Stuffed Peppers

Course/Dish: Beef




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