Stuff it! This protein-rich, stuffed pepper dish is nourishing and flavorsome.
Author: Recipe and photo courtesy of The Beef Checkoff - www.beefitswhatsfordinner.com
Suggestions: Although bell peppers are available year round, their color is at their best in the Fall.
Serves: 4 person(s)
Preparation Time: 20 mins
1 lb extra lean ground beef (95% lean)
3/4 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup uncooked regular white rice
3 Tbsp ketchup
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp dried oregano
1/4 tsp black pepper
1 can (14-1/2 oz) Italian-style stewed tomatoes, undrained (for sauce)
1 Tbsp ketchup (extra, for sauce)
1/2 tsp dried oregano (extra, for sauce)
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.
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