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Cheesy Stuffed Peppers Recipe
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Cheesy Stuffed Peppers Recipe

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This is my favorite summertime supper because I can use peppers and tomatoes fresh from my garden.—Betty DeRoad, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 medium green peppers
  • 1-1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2-1/2 cups chopped tomatoes (3 medium)
  • 1-1/2 cups cooked rice

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 419 calories, 21 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 96 mg cholesterol, 509 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 31 g protein.

Directions

  1. Cut tops off peppers and remove seeds. In a Dutch oven, cook peppers in boiling water 6-8 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. Meanwhile, brown beef, onion and salt in a skillet; drain. Cool slightly. Stir in the cheese, tomatoes and rice.
  3. Drain peppers and stuff with meat mixture. Place in a baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Cheesy Stuffed Peppers in Country Ground Beef 1993, p57

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 419 calories, 21 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 96 mg cholesterol, 509 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 31 g protein.

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 11, 2015

"was excellent.."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 23, 2013

"these peppers are really good and so simple to make. the best part is you can freeze them and they taste even better the next time around. YUM!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 27, 2013

"very good and tasty. I liked that you cooked and drained the beef before baking it in the pepper. My husband loves stuffed peppers but always complained that it was too greasy. Not with this recipe. I think I would add a little more heat next time or maybe add some ketchup and mustard since it kind of tastes like a cheeseburger!"

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Reviewed May. 31, 2012

"Delicious and pretty easy to make."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 24, 2011

"My family loved this. I had never made stuffed peppers where you cook the meat first, but this is excellent. I will definitely made again"

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