Green Pepper / Lb

Green Pepper / Lb

Green Pepper / Lb

A green pepper is a highly nutritious vegetable. This bell shaped vegetable with a green, glossy exterior adds a dash of color to any dish. It is also referred to as a bell pepper. It has a tangy taste that enhances food flavor; the pepper is packed with nutrients. It is a good source of vitamins, minerals and phytochemicals.

Peppers can be eaten raw, grilled with succulent meats, roasted, stuffed with a savory filling and baked, steamed with other tender crisp veggies, sautéed, or thrown into a simmering pot for a hearty stew.

 

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Stuffed Green Peppers

Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3/4 cup uncooked instant rice
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can peeled and diced tomatoes with juice
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can stewed tomatoes, chopped
  • 6 large green bell peppers
  • 1 (16 ounce) jar spaghetti sauce
  • salt to taste
Preparation method
  • In a large skillet or medium stock pot, brown the beef and onion over medium heat. Drain fat. Add rice, water, diced tomatoes, and stewed tomatoes. Season with salt and pepper. Simmer until rice is tender. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  • Cut the tops off the bell peppers and clean out the seeds and membrane. (Note: You may have to slightly slice the bottom of the peppers to make them stand up.) Fill peppers with meat mixture.
  • Place in a casserole dish and bake in a preheated oven for 20 minutes or until peppers are as tender as you like. Served topped with spaghetti sauce.

 

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