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festive stuffed peppers

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a recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

This recipe comes from Hormel Foods. 10-16-15

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serves 6
prep time 10 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For festive stuffed peppers

  • 1 c
    instant white rice
  • 2 c
    thick & chunky medium salsa, drained
  • 1 can
    (11 oz.) whole kernel corn with red and green bell peppers, drained
  • 1 c
    shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3 lg
    bell peppers
  • ½ c
    shredded monterey jack cheese

How To Make festive stuffed peppers

  • 1
    Cut off tops of peppers and a slice off bottoms so that they stand up. Clean out seeds; set peppers aside.
  • 2
    Cook rice according to package directions. In saucepan, combine salsa, rice, corn, and Cheddar cheese.
  • 3
    Fill bell pepper halves evenly with rice mixture. Cover with aluminum foil and bake in a preheated 375º oven for 30 minutes.
  • 4
    Uncover and sprinkle each pepper with Monterey Jack cheese. Continue baking, uncovered, another 15-20 minutes or until cheese is melted and peppers are tender.
  • 5
    Serve immediately; add a dollup of sour cream if desired.,