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Potato-Stuffed Peppers Recipe
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Potato-Stuffed Peppers Recipe

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For an eye-appealing twist on traditional mashed potatoes, serve this tempting side alongside ham, chicken or your favorite meat loaf.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/ Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/ Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (22 ounces) frozen mashed potatoes
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 envelope ranch salad dressing mix
  • Pepper to taste
  • 4 medium green or red sweet peppers
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  1. Prepare potatoes with milk and butter according to package directions. Stir in dressing mix and season with pepper; set aside.
  2. Cut peppers in half lengthwise; do not remove the tops. Remove stems and seeds. Place in an ungreased microwave-safe 13-in. x 9-in. dish.
  3. Cover and microwave on high for 5 minutes. Spoon potatoes into pepper halves. Cover and microwave on high for 3-4 minutes or until peppers are tender. Sprinkle with cheese and paprika. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Potato-Stuffed Peppers in Taste of Home Cooking School Collection Spring 2005, p29

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Reviewed Aug. 20, 2012

Thank you for the simple new way to stuff peppers!

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Reviewed Aug. 3, 2012

I added some ground beef and used fresh mashed potatoes.

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Reviewed Apr. 27, 2012

I prefer my peppers raw for this recipe and I used real potatoes baked in the oven. I added milk and sour cream to make them creamy and fluffy. Still VERY VERY good. I will be keeping this recipe!

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Reviewed Sep. 7, 2011

Why must you be SO RUDE in all of your reviews?  If you don't like the recipe please find a tactful well to express it without being rude and hurtful!

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Reviewed Aug. 13, 2011

I like the twist of using mashed potatoes - but I'll make mine from scratch!!! I think I'll try using Herb & Garlic Philly cream cheese or the new Dill or even Sundried Tomato & Basil in place of the packaged ranch dressing and cheddar cheese. I might even try ranch dressing and cheddar. Now that the seed has been planted I can think of a number of variation! I'm thinking these would be good for a buffet/family reunion and kept warm on one of my heated serving trays... I was brought up making mashed potatoes with warm milk and butter but everyone has liked when I add creamed cheese instead for a switch.

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