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italian sausage stuffed peppers

Recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

This came from my Kroger magazine. Photo: 11-01-15

yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For italian sausage stuffed peppers

  • 1 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1 lb
    sweet italian pork sausage,casing removed
  • 1 md
    onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp
    dried oregano leaves, crushed
  • 1 c
    shredded part skim mozzarella cheese
  • 4 md
    green peppers, cut in half lengthwise and seeded
  • 2 c
    prego traditional italian sauce
  • parmesan cheese

How To Make italian sausage stuffed peppers

  • 1
    Heat oil in a 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add the sausage and cook until well browned, stirring often to separate meat. Pour off any fat.
  • 2
    Stir the onion and oregano in the skillet and cook until the onion is tender. Stir in cheese.
  • 3
    Arrange the pepper halves, hollow-side up, in a 3-qt. shallow baking dish. Spoon the sausage mixture into the pepper halves. Pour the sauce over filled peppers.
  • 4
    Cover the baking dish. Bake in a preheated 400º oven for 40 minutes until peppers are tender. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, if desired and serve immediately, refrigerating any leftovers.