Spicy Stuffed Peppers
Total TimePrep: 10 min. Bake: 35 min.
- 4 green peppers, tops and seeds removed
- 1 pound lean ground beef
- 1 cup finely chopped onion
- 1/2 cup cooked rice
- 1 teaspoon celery salt
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- Dash cayenne pepper
- 1 jar (8 ounces) picante sauce
- Cook peppers in boiling salted water for 3 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water. Combine ground beef, onion, rice and seasonings; spoon into peppers. Place in a greased baking dish; top with picante sauce. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 35-40 minutes or until meat is no longer pink.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 265 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 69mg cholesterol, 965mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 3g fiber), 24g protein.
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May 16, 2018
i put an egg and 1/2 lb ground pork comes out moist plus to make it a little spicy i use 1 can ro-tel diced tomatoes and chiles ,mix it with a can of tomatoe sauce 1/2 cup water and simmer on top of stove for two hrs covered .til peppers are done yum yum
Dec 29, 2015
Good. I added low fat cheese on the top during the last five minutes. Each pepper is enough for 2 people.
Dec 2, 2014
Not bad but needed a little something extra in the meat mixture - like cheese
Mar 10, 2014
My wife and I loved this! I was worried the onion might be a little overpowering but it was perfect. My only suggestion would be to add some salsa to the meat mixture so it's a little more moist.
Jul 16, 2013
This was a very tasty and easy recipe. I added cheddar cheese and it was a hit with the kids.
Jun 20, 2013
Delicious! I used red peppers, added 1 large seeded & minced jalapeno, sprinkled tex-mex cheese on each pepper before adding the salsa then once cooked more cheese and back in the oven to melt. Served them w/ sour cream - oh so good! Very filling and juicy. A keeper!
Apr 17, 2013
There is something not quite right about how this recipe is written. I think next time i will brown the meat and onions first, drain and then add the rice and seasonings. Otherwise, this comes out extremely runny. I'm talking fat juice and liquid from the salsa pouring out of the cooked peppers.
Feb 1, 2012
My husband loved this recipe. I will try some of the tips that the other members suggested. Think it would be great with the cheese. Will try next time. I wonder how they would be to make ahead and freeze them or if the peppers would be to mushy that way?
Jul 31, 2011
My husband said these were the BEST stuffed peppers I've ever made. I chose to add a combination of mozzarella and Mexican cheese to top each pepper after the baking time and returning it to the warm oven for a couple of minutes.
Jul 21, 2011
The most tasty stuffed peppers I have ever made. My daughter, who doesn't like green peppers, loves this recipe.