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

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