Italian Stuffed Peppers

Italian Stuffed Peppers Recipe

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cyndy ladas


This a an easy stuffed pepper, and the house smells so good as the sauce simmers and the peppers bake. I adapted my Dad's base parmesan sauce recipe and went from there. Happy eating and let me know what you think.


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15 Min
3 Hr
Stove Top


  • ·
    4 large green bell peppers
  • 1 1/2 lb
    italian sausage sweet or spicy your choice
  • 1
    medium onion chopped
  • 12
    baby bellas chopped
  • 3 stalk(s)
    of celery chopped
  • 5
    roma tomatoes chopped
  • 1/2 c
    good red wine (i use reunite lambrusco)
  • 2 can(s)
    tomato sauce
  • 3 clove
    garlic minced
  • 1 pkg
    linguini broken into thirds

How to Make Italian Stuffed Peppers


  1. Chop off the tops of the peppers and set aside. Remove the stems from the tops, chop and set it aside. Remove the seeds from the body of the pepper and wash it.
  2. Cook the sausage. Saute all the veggies in a couple of tablespoons of olive oil and a minced clove of garlic.
  3. Combine the sausage and veggies. Add the tomato sauce, wine, a tablespoon of sugar, and remaining garlic. Simmer for 45 minutes to a hour.
  4. Cook the pasta, then combined with the sauce. Stuff the peppers and place in a casserole dish snuggly. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese and bake at 400 for 20-30 minutes. Serve with a salad and garlic bread and enjoy.

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About Italian Stuffed Peppers

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Heirloom

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