Max' Orange/Yellow Stuffed Peppers

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 445.7
  • Total Fat: 19.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 66.7 mg
  • Sodium: 1,050.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 43.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.0 g
  • Protein: 26.7 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    6 medium Orange or Yellow bell peppers
    1 lb ground beef round
    1 large onion
    1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
    1 can stewed tomatoes (diced up)
    1/2 cup tomato paste
    2 cups cooked white or brown rice
    1 can corn kernels
    1 Tbsp dried Italian seasoning
    1/2 tsp salt
    1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese


1. Preheat oven to 375.
2. In the bottom of a large pot with a steamer basket or metal colander inside, bring 1 inch of water to boil.
Slice the tops off the peppers. Cut away the ribs and remove the seeds.
Place the peppers upside down in the steamer basket. Steam, covered, until the peppers soften slightly, about 4 minutes.
Or, you can soak them in hot water while you prepare the rest.
3. Meanwhile, in a large, heavy skillet, brown together the meat and onion over medium-high heat, about 4 -6 minutes.
Drain off excess fat.
Add the Worcestershire, stewed tomatoes (diced up), tomato paste, and stir to blend.
Reduce heat to low.
Stir in the rice, corn, Italian seasoning, and salt. heat through, stirring occasionally.
Let cool slightly.
Taste to check salt and seasoning, adding more if needed. Stir in 3/4 cups of the shredded cheese.
4. Place the peppers upright in a casserole just large enough to hold them snugly.
Fill the peppers with the meat mixture.
Spoon any extra meat mixture into the casserole around the peppers.
Cover loosely with aluminum foil.
5. Bake in the 375 oven for 30 minutes.
Remove the foil.
Sprinkle the tops of the peppers with the remaining shredded cheese.
Bake, uncovered, another 10 minutes. Serve hot.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user IBDEBBIED.