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Potato-Stuffed Peppers

 Potato-Stuffed Peppers
For an eye-appealing twist on traditional mashed potatoes, serve this tempting side alongside ham, chicken or your favorite meat loaf.
8 ServingsPrep/ Total Time: 30 min.


  • 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


  • Prepare potatoes with milk and butter according to package
  • directions. Stir in dressing mix and season with pepper; set aside.
  • 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.
  • 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.