How to Make Stuffed Bell Peppers

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In this instructable, I will show you how to make stuffed bell peppers.

Step 1: Ingredients

To make this recipe, you will need:

1/8 tsp black pepper

1/8 tsp cumin seed

2 tsp worschestire sauce

1/2 c diced onion

1/2 tsp basil

10 bell peppers (mine were small, if you use larger bell peppers you can use less)

1 14.5 oz can diced tomatoes

1 lb ground beef

1 tsp salt (plus a little extra salt to season the bell peppers before you stuff them)

1/2 tsp italian seasoning

1 tbsp vegetable oil

1/2 tsp oregano

2 cloves of garlic

1 c shredded cheese

1/2 c cooked rice

Step 2: First Things First

Remove the tops and seeds from the bell peppers.

Step 3: Slicin' and Dicin

Dice two of the bell peppers.

Step 4: Garlic

Peel and mince the garlic.

Step 5: Boilin'

Place the bell peppers into boiling water and cook for 5 minutes.

Step 6: Drainin'

After boiling, place the bell peppers upside down to drain.

Step 7: Sauté

Heat the vegetable oil on medium high heat and sauté the diced bell peppers, garlic and onions.

Step 8: Turn the Bell Peppers Over Before Stuffing Them.....

Sprinkle the inside of the bell peppers with salt.

Step 9: Beefy

Brown the ground beef.

Step 10: Add the Stuff In!

After the meat is completely cooked, add the sautéd mixture, tomotoes, seasonings, worschestire sauce and rice and cook for 20 minutes.

After 20 minutes, stir 1/2 of the cheese in too.

Step 11: Stuffins!

Stuff the bell peppers until each are full with the mixture.

Step 12: Bake!

Bake in an oven that's been preheated to 350° for 25 minutes.

Step 13: Cheese!

After 25 minutes, top the bell peppers with the rest of the cheese and bake for an additional 5 minutes.

Step 14: Enjoy!

If you make these, let me know what you think!

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    Matlek

    1 year ago

    Yummy! I remember when I was a kid my mom used to cook these stuffed bell peppers, and I loved it!

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    Befferoni and CheeseMatlek

    Reply 1 year ago

    Yeah, I think they're pretty yummy...and they're easy to do, which I love :).