Auntie's Stuffed Green Peppers

Auntie's Stuffed Green Peppers Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Lori S.

By
@Laurallie51

My little Polish Aunt Virgie made this years ago and it was my favorite meal. I remember helping her make the meatballs while my Uncle went to the bakery for warm rye bread. A wonderful meal shared with family!

If green peppers are not a favorite of yours cabbage can be used instead.

Rating:
☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes
Serves:
8
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

2 lb
ground chuck
1 pkg
dry onion soup mix
1 c
rice, instant and uncooked
2 Tbsp
ketchup
1 Tbsp
dry mustard
1 tsp
freshly ground black pepper
1 tsp
lemon pepper
1 tsp
garlic pepper seasoning
1 tsp
parsley flakes
3 large
green peppers
6 oz
tomato paste
28 oz
petite diced tomatoes
46 oz
v8 juice
1/2 tsp
red pepper flakes, optional
1 tsp
dried onion flakes
1 tsp
dried garlic flakes
1 Tbsp
sugar, optional

How to Make Auntie's Stuffed Green Peppers

Step-by-Step

  • 1Place ground chuck in large mixing bowl. Add next 8 ingredients. With clean, damp hands mix meat mixture together until well combined.
  • 2Rinse green peppers and slice tops off. Cut peppers in half and remove seeds. Make 1 large meatball or use approximately 2 tablespoons of ground chuck mixture and place in half sections of green pepper.
  • 3In a large Dutch Oven, place meat stuffed pepper halves in bottom of pan. With remaining meat make more meatballs and arrange on top of peppers.
  • 4Pour V-8 juice over all the meatballs. Add tomato sauce and crushed tomatoes. With spoon spread tomato paste over top. Sprinkle with red pepper flakes, onion and garlic flakes. If using sugar add now.
  • 5Cook on medium low heat for approximately one hour or until meatballs are cooked through. Serve with mashed potatoes.

Printable Recipe Card

About Auntie's Stuffed Green Peppers

Course/Dish: Beef, Vegetables, Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Eastern European
Other Tag: Heirloom




Leave a Comment

22 A+ Back-to-school Recipes

22 A+ Back-To-School Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

It's time to go back, back, back to school again! Check out these quick and easy dinner recipes that the entire family (yes, we said entire family...even the picky eaters)...