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Classic Stuffed Peppers

 Classic Stuffed Peppers
Classic stuffed peppers are pared down for two, and the result is a savory and satisfying dish that tastes so delicious, you'll want to double the recipe and serve it to guests. Field editor Donna Brockett of Kingfisher, Oklahoma shared this recipe.
2 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min.


  • 2 medium green peppers
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup meatless spaghetti sauce, divided
  • 1/4 cup uncooked instant rice
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • Dash pepper
  • 1/2 pound uncooked lean ground beef


  • Cut tops off peppers and discard; remove seeds. In a large saucepan,
  • cook peppers in boiling water for 5 minutes. Drain and rinse in cold
  • water.
  • In a bowl, combine the egg, 1/4 cup of the spaghetti sauce, rice,
  • onion, salt, Worcestershire sauce and pepper. Crumble beef over the
  • mixture and mix well. Stuff into peppers. Place in an ungreased
  • 1-1/2-qt. baking dish. Pour the remaining sauce over peppers. Cover
  • and bake at 350° for 50-55 minutes or until a meat thermometer
  • reads 160°. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: One serving equals 375 calories, 15 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 146 mg cholesterol, 987 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber,

2 of 2

Classic Stuffed Peppers (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 30 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1 starch, 1/2 fat.