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Stuffed Peppers for Four

 Stuffed Peppers for Four
Truly a meal in one, this entree has it all: vegetables, meat, pasta and sauce, all packed into tender peppers and baked. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 4 medium green peppers
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup uncooked orzo pasta
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 cups spaghetti sauce
  • 1 cup frozen broccoli-cauliflower blend, thawed and chopped
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided


  • Cut tops off peppers and remove seeds; replace tops. Place in an
  • ungreased shallow round 3-qt. microwave-safe dish; add water. Cover
  • and microwave on high for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • Meanwhile, cook orzo according to package directions. In a large
  • skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no
  • longer pink; drain. Drain orzo; stir into meat mixture. Add the
  • spaghetti sauce, vegetables and 1/4 cup cheese.
  • Spoon into peppers. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Microwave,
  • uncovered, on high for 1-2 minutes or until heated through.
  • Yield: 4 servings.