Easy Stuffed Green Pepper Cups

Easy Stuffed Green Pepper Cups Recipe

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Rose M. Helle

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I make these often as they are a favorite - I usually make enough for 2 or 3 meals, freeze those extra stuffed peppers uncooked. Thaw, microwave and enjoy for another meal or two!

My Dad, Grandpa George Bakay, loved to make this for a meal. He never left a recipe, so I came up with this one on my own and think it tastes so much like his.

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Serves:
usually one helf of a pepper per person - two for those hungry men of ours.
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Microwave

Ingredients

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  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1/3 c
    chopped onions
  • 1 can(s)
    (15 oz) tomato sauce, divided
  • 1/4 c
    water
  • 3 Tbsp
    parmesan cheese,divided
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/8 tsp
    pepper
  • 1/2 c
    rice, instant, uncooked
  • 4 medium
    green peppers

How to Make Easy Stuffed Green Pepper Cups

Step-by-Step

  1. Brown ground beef in the microwave with the chopped onion.
  2. Stir in 1-1/2 cups of the tomato sauce with 1 Tab parmesan cheese. salt and pepper.
  3. Cover and cook in the microwave on high for 2-1/2 to 3-1/2 minutes.
  4. Stir in the uncooked rice; cover and let stand for 5 minutes.
  5. Remove tops and seeds from the peppers; cut in halves from the top down. Stuff peppers with the meat mixture.
  6. Place in an ungreased microwave-safe 3 qt or 13x9 baking dish.
  7. Spoon remaining tomato sauce over the tops and top with the remaining parmesan cheese.
  8. Cover with a vented sheet of plastic wrap and microwave for 10 to 12 minutes or until peppers are soft. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

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About Easy Stuffed Green Pepper Cups

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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