Stuffed Green Peppers

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By Kim Kelemen
from Cuba, MO

always a great meal

serves 4
prep time 35 Min
cook time 1 Hr 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients

  • 1/3 c
    uncooked regular long grain white rice
  • 2/3 c
    water
  • 4
    large green bell peppers
  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1/4 c
    chopped celery
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped onion
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • dash of pepper
  • 1/4 c
    ketchup
  • 1
    medium tomato, chopped
  • 1
    8oz can tomato sauce
  • 1 tsp
    sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
    basil
  • 1/4 c
    shredded cheddar or what ever cheese you like, i use a italian blend
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How To Make

  • 1
    Cook rice as directed on package.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cut tops off peppers and remove core and seeds. In a large sauce pot bring enough water to a boil to cover peppers. Add peppers, cook over medium heat for 5 minutes. Drain and set aside
  • 3
    In a large skillet, combine beef celery and onion and cook 8-10 min. or till beef is cooked through. Stir frequently. Drain
  • 4
    Add cooked rice, salt, pepper, ketchup and tomato, mix well. Spoon mixture into peppers. Put peppers in a ungreased shallow baking dish.
  • 5
    In a small bowl, combine tomato sauce, sugar and basil, mix well. Spoon half of the sauce over peppers. Bake for 30-40 minutes or till peppers are tender, spoon remaining sauce over peppers and sprinkle with cheese during the last 5 minutes of baking.
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