Meatloaf Pepper Boats

6
Susan Feliciano

By
@frenchtutor

Meatloaf combined with stuffed peppers - a winning combination!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    ground beef or sausage (i used turkey sausage)
  • 3 large
    bell peppers, any color
  • 1/4 c
    finely chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 c
    finely chopped onion
  • 2 tsp
    minced garlic
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2 tsp
    dried basil leaves
  • 1 tsp
    seasoned salt and pepper
  • 1/4 c
    ketchup
  • 1
    egg
  • 1 c
    cooked rice
  • ·
    extra ketchup for topping if desired

How to Make Meatloaf Pepper Boats

Step-by-Step

  1. Cut bell peppers into halves lengthwise, leaving part of stem on, and scoop out seeds and membranes.
    Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Sauté the onion and pepper in the olive oil for about 2 minutes; add garlic and sauté another 2 minutes.
  3. Mix the meat, sautéed vegetables, seasonings, ketchup, egg and rice in a medium bowl.
  4. Mix well and pack into the pepper halves, mounding each one like a meatloaf. Place in a baking dish and bake for 30 minutes. Then apply 2 tablespoons extra ketchup to the top of each pepper boat if desired, and continue baking another 15 minutes.
  5. Peppers are done when meatloaf reaches internal temperature of 160°.

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About Meatloaf Pepper Boats

Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Diabetic
Other Tag: Healthy



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