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Easy Stuffed Peppers

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Main Course

Ingredients

  • 4 medium-sized bell peppers
  • 1 1/2 lbs ground beef
  • small onion, diced
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (15.25-ounce) can Hunts Seasoned Tomato Sauce for Meatloaf
  • 1 cup instant white rice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 (8-ounce) can tomato sauce

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F and lightly grease a small baking dish.  
  • Cut off tops of peppers and remove seeds and membranes. Blanch peppers in salted boiled water for 5 minutes; remove and drain.
  • In a skillet, saute onions in vegetable oil until translucent. Add garlic and cook until fragrant.
  • In a large bowl, combine ground beef, sauteed onions and garlic, Seasoned Tomato Sauce for Meatloaf, white rice, salt and pepper. Mix until just combined.
  • Stuff mixture into each of the peppers and place upright into the prepared baking dish. Pour small can of tomato sauce over the peppers.
  • Bake for 40 to 50 minutes or until cooked through. Exact cooking time will vary based on the size of the peppers.

Nutrition

Serving: 4g