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Stuffed Green Pepper Cups

Rated as 4.68 out of 5 Stars

"'You can make this delicious main dish from start to finish in about half an hour,' notes Merrill Powers of Spearville, Kansas. 'I like the way the garden-fresh peppers keep their bright green color and crunchy texture.'"
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Ingredients

35 m servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Crumble beef into a 1-1/2-qt. microwave-safe bowl; add the onion. Cover and microwave on high for 3-1/2 to 4-1/2 minutes or until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in 1-1/2 cups tomato sauce, water, 1 tablespoon of Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper. Cover and microwave on high for 2-1/2 to 3-1/2 minutes. Stir in rice; cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Remove tops and seeds from peppers; cut in half lengthwise. Stuff with meat mixture; place in an ungreased microwave-safe shallow 3-qt. or 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking dish. Spoon remaining tomato sauce over peppers; sprinkle with remaining cheese. Cover and microwave on high for 10-12 minutes or until peppers are tender. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.

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Most helpful positive review

This turned out absolutely FABULOUS! I followed the recipe EXACTLY the first time, then changed the ground beef for mild pork sausage for another try. The sausage one had a more traditional fl...

Most helpful critical review

These were okay, but I've had better.

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This turned out absolutely FABULOUS! I followed the recipe EXACTLY the first time, then changed the ground beef for mild pork sausage for another try. The sausage one had a more traditional fl...

This is one of my all time favorite recipes! I like to use Italian sausage instead of ground beef. I like that they can be done in such a short amount of time

Very easy, very tasty, very fast - an the fact that it's made in the microwave let me fix dinner without heating up the kitchen. I will definitely make this again!

VERY QUICK, EASY.. USED BROWN RICE.. ADDED GARLIC.. LITTLE MOZZARELLA ON TOP.. VERY TASTEY.. HEALTHY- HUSBAND LOVED IT- HE HATES "COOKED" BELL PEPPER- THIS ALLOWS YOU TO ONLY COOK IT TO A CERTAI...

Excellent! I followed the recipe exactly and it was delicious. My husband, who does not like stuffed green peppers, even raved about it. He liked the crunchier texture of the green peppers wi...

These are a one bowl wonder! What a fantastic dish, lots of flavor. 7 minutes was perfect for the last bit of microwaving like everyone else mentioned. I also used ground turkey instead of be...

Yum. A hit with EVERYONE in the family. Even the leftovers were good. I followed the recipe exactly. A low-hassle recipe. Even the clean-up was easy.

These were okay, but I've had better.