This delicious stuffing features ground beef, long-grain rice and green peppers.
8medium green Italian peppersseeds removed (bell or red peppers are also fine)
2whole large tomatoeshollow out the insides (for stuffing)
12ozcrushed tomatoesfor the sauce
1 ½cupslong-grain rice
3cloves of garlicminced
1pinchpepper as needed
Preheat oven on 400 degrees F.
In a large deep skillet heat oil over medium heat. Add onion, garlic and cook until softened.
Add ground beef and cook by breaking the ground beef up with the spoon until no longer pink.
At this point stir in crushed tomatoes, rice, salt, pepper and one cup of water. Let it cook until all the juices are absorbed or the filling is thickened.
Add dill and parsley and mix well.
Stuff the peppers and place them on the baking dish (9 by 13 inch) coated with oil. Place the remaining filling around the peppers and drizzle with oil on top.
Pour two cups of water in the baking pan for the rice and peppers to continue cooking. Cover the pan with aluminum foil for the first 20 minutes, than bake uncovered until peppers rich a reddish brown color.
Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving
Calories261Calories from Fat 85.90
% Daily Value *
Vitamin A 4.55%
Vitamin C 94.50%
Vitamin D 9.07%
Vitamin E 7.07%
Vitamin K 21.43%
Vitamin B6 39.16%
Vitamin B12 40.45%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.