Stuff it! This protein-rich, stuffed pepper dish is nourishing and flavorsome.
Preparation Time: 20 mins
Cooking Time: 1 hr
Yield: 4 x 1 bell pepper servings
Heat oven to 350ºF. Cut off tops of bell peppers; remove seeds. Set aside.
Combine ground beef, onion, rice, 3 tablespoons ketchup, salt, 1/2 teaspoon oregano, and black pepper in large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly.
Spoon into bell peppers; stand peppers in 8 x 8-inch baking dish. Combine sauce ingredients; pour over peppers. Cover dish tightly with aluminum foil.
Bake in preheated oven 1-1/2 hours until cooked to medium (160ºF), or until beef is not pink in center and juices show no pink color.
Although bell peppers are available year round, their color is at their best in the Fall.