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Stuffed Green Pepper

Rated as 4.45 out of 5 Stars

"My family especially enjoys this dish in the summer when fresh tomatoes and green peppers are readily available. This recipe was given to me by my mother-in-law, they always ask me to make it for them!"
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Ingredients

1 h 5 m servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. In a large saucepan or Dutch oven, combine tomatoes, onion, celery, tomato sauce, water, 1 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 10-15 minutes. Meanwhile, cut tops off of green peppers and remove seeds; set aside. In a bowl, combine ground beef, rice, basil and remaining salt and pepper; mix well. Fill peppers with beef mixture. Carefully place peppers in tomato sauce. Spoon some sauce over tops of peppers. Cover and simmer for 40-45 minutes or until beef is cooked and peppers are tender.

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Yummy! I did change a few things, I used diced tomatoes with garlic oregano and basil, in place of the fresh tomato. (They have more flavor and less work if your in a crunch to make dinner) I...

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I was really looking forward to these and they smelled so good when they were cooking...but they didn't taste all that great. I think they would have been better if the tomato sauce was stuffed ...

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Yummy! I did change a few things, I used diced tomatoes with garlic oregano and basil, in place of the fresh tomato. (They have more flavor and less work if your in a crunch to make dinner) I...

When filling my peppers, I made layers of cheese and filling. This allowed for the cheese to be equally distributed throughout the pepper. I realy like these.

I loved the recipe! Nonetheless, I did make a few revisions...I cooked the meat separately. I also didn't mix the rice but rather served the peppers over the rice. When the meat was cooked and t...

I made these last night and they turned out very well! I added more pepper and basil than the recipe asked for, and garnished the tops of the stuffed peppers w/ mozzerella cheese before serving ...

I was really looking forward to these and they smelled so good when they were cooking...but they didn't taste all that great. I think they would have been better if the tomato sauce was stuffed ...

TY Helen I loved these and found them easy to make. I added garlic and about 1 T olive oil to sauce on stove and I also mixed about 1/3 of the sauce into meat mixture. This really gave the me...

Could use some more flavor. I added black beans, which were good. Next time I might add a little tomato paste, chili powder or hot sauce. I did put some of the tomato mix inside the peppers, ...

This is the best stuffed pepper recipe! My husband keeps telling me how good they are. I blanched the green peppers and cut them in half to pile more meat in them. I used ground turkey and toppe...

We loved it. I made a couple changes though. I used a pound of ground lamb, 3tbs of fresh chopped basil, 1 1/2 cups of rice, 1/4 cup of water, a 1/2 cup of cheddar, 1 bay leaf and a 14 oz can of...