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Zesty Stuffed Peppers Recipe

Zesty Stuffed Peppers Recipe

"People are pleasantly surprised to find corn in the stuffing of these hearty peppers," confides Margery Bryan of Royal City, Washington.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 medium green peppers, tops and seeds removed
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 can (11 ounces) whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 cup cooked rice
  • 1/4 cup steak sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. In a large kettle, cook peppers in boiling salted water over medium-high heat for 3-5 minutes. Drain and rinse in cold water; set aside.
  • 2. In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Loosely stuff into peppers.
  • 3. Place in a 9-in. square baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until no pink remains and a meat thermometer reads 160°. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 244 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 37 mg cholesterol, 653 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 17 g protein.