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Beef-Stuffed Peppers Recipe

Beef-Stuffed Peppers Recipe

Use a container of Amie's beef mix and your microwave oven to make this main dish in minutes. Green peppers are stuffed with the ground beef blend, tomato sauce, rice and seasonings.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 portion Basic Beef Starter, thawed
  • 1-1/4 cups cooked rice
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 medium green pepper
  • 1/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  • 1. In a bowl, combine the beef starter, rice, tomato sauce, basil and pepper. Cut tops off green peppers and remove seeds. Spoon 1 cup of beef mixture into each pepper.
  • 2. Place in a 10-in. round microwave-safe dish. Cover loosely; cook on high for 7-9 minutes or until peppers are tender, rotating a half turn once. Let stand, covered, for 3 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

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sstetzel User ID: 158954 37671
Reviewed Sep. 4, 2011


beef-Starter" target="_blank">Basic beef Starter

  • 16 Servings
  • Prep: 20 min. + freezing Cook: 10 min.


  • 5 pounds ground beef
  • 4 medium onions, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 bottle (12 ounces) chili sauce
  • 1 envelope brown gravy mix
  • 1 envelope onion soup mix
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  • In a Dutch oven, cook the beef, onions and garlic over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Cook for 10 minutes or until heated through. Cool.
  • Place about 2-3/4 cups each in four freezer containers. May be frozen for up to 3 months. Yield: 4 portions (11-1/2 cups).

Leftover: Start-Ahead Stroganoff

Nutrition Facts: 1 serving equals 267 calories, 13 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 69 mg cholesterol, 819 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 26 g protein.

Basic beef Starter published in quick Cooking May/June 2002, p42"

1954jw User ID: 1494321 105464
Reviewed Sep. 4, 2011

"It doesn't tell you what beef starter is made of?????"

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