stuffed green peppers- mom's recipe

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
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By Kathie Carr
from North Liberty, IN

When the garden supplied us with tons of fresh green peppers Mom would make this recipe. Every year we watched those plants as their little baby peppers get bigger and bigger until they were ready. This is a simple recipe and so good. Mom basically used a meatloaf type stuffing, nothing fancy, just plain fresh and good.

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
serves 4
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For stuffed green peppers- mom's recipe

  • STUFFED PEPPERS:
  • 4 md
    green bell peppers
  • 1 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 1 lg
    onion, chopped fine
  • 1/2 c
    catsup
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 c
    cooked rice, optional
  • TOPPING:
  • 4 Tbsp
    catsup
  • 2 tsp
    parmesan cheese
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How To Make stuffed green peppers- mom's recipe

  • 1
    Cut tops off green peppers and scoop out seeds and membrance. Place in a small baking dish so that the peppers are packed tightly and supporting each other. Set aside.
  • 2
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix all ingredients for the stuffed peppers and pack into pepper shells. Topping: Pour a bit more catsup over tops of peppers. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Place in oven and bake for 30 minutes or until meat is cooked completely.

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