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Cheesy Stuffed Peppers

 Cheesy Stuffed Peppers
This is my favorite summertime supper because I can use peppers and tomatoes fresh from my garden.—Betty DeRoad, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
6 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.

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

Directions

  • Cut tops off peppers and remove seeds. In a Dutch oven, cook peppers
  • in boiling water 6-8 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • Meanwhile, brown beef, onion and salt in a skillet; drain. Cool
  • slightly. Stir in the cheese, tomatoes and rice.
  • 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.
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.