Stuffed Green Peppers (Red or Yellow Peppers)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 316.6
  • Total Fat: 22.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 78.6 mg
  • Sodium: 399.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 8.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.9 g
  • Protein: 19.6 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    2 large green peppers
    3/4 pound ground beef
    1/3 cup chopped onion
    1 7.5 oz. can tomatoes, cut up
    1/3 cup long grain rice
    1 tablespoon worcestershire sauce
    1/2 teaspoon dried basil
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1/4 teaspoon black pepper
    1/2 cup water
    1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese


Halve peppers lengthwise, removing stem ends, seeds and membranes. Immerse peppers into boiling water for 3 minutes. Sprinkle inside with salt. Invert on paper towels to drain well.

In a skillet cook meat and onion till meat is brown and onion is tender. Drain fat. Stir in undrained tomatoes, uncooked rice, worcestershire, basil, 1/2 cup water, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Bring to boiling, reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 15 to 18 minutes or till rice is tender. Stir in 1/4 cup of cheese. Fill peppers with meat mixture. Place in 8x8x2 inch baking dish with any remaining meat mixture.

Bake in a 375 degree oven about 15 minutes or till heated through. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Let stand 1 to 2 minutes. Makes 4 servings.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DRUSSELLJONES.

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    Very Good
    Great recipe! Thanks for sharing. :) I altered the recipe a little bit and added about 4 slices of bacon to the stuffing. - 5/16/11