Stuffed Peppers

Mary Lapkin


A northern Italian stuffed pepper recipe my grandmother made. A delicious accompaniment is small shell pasta with sautéed spinach in aioli.


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25 Min
1 Hr


  • 1 lb.
    ground beef
  • 1/4 small
    onion chopped finely
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • I medium
  • 3
    bell peppers
  • 1/2 cup
    pecorino romano cheese grated
  • 3/4 cup

How to Make Stuffed Peppers


  1. Cut peppers in half and discard seeds and stem. Place in 9” X 13” baking pan.
  2. Peel eggplant and cut into chunks, put in pot, add water and cook until tender
  3. Place ground beef, onion, salt and pepper in large skillet and cook until onion is translucent and pink is gone from meat. Use a spatula to move meat around as it cooks.
  4. Drain tender eggplant and put in bowl, using an immersion blender, blend until smooth. Add to ground beef. Mix well. Add remaining ingredients and mix well.
  5. Spoon into halved peppers. Cover with foil and bake in 350 degree preheated oven for 30 minutes, then uncover and bake an additional 30 minutes.

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About Stuffed Peppers

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Italian

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