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STUFFED GREEN PEPPERS RECIPE
4 large bell peppers, green
1 lb ground beef
1 medium onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tbs cooking oil
1 cup cooked grain (rice, quinoa, etc.)
3 cups Muir Glen San Marzano Style diced tomatoes
1 tsp salt
1 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp red pepper flakes (optional)
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Cut each pepper in half length-wise. Shave a thin slice off the bottom of each half if they don’t stay upright. In large skillet, sauté onion and garlic in cooking oil over medium heat until softened. Add ground beef and cook 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is brown and cooked through. Stir in cooked grain, salt, pepper, red pepper flakes and 2 cups canned tomatoes; cook until hot. Taste and adjust seasoning as needed.
Stuff peppers with beef mixture. Place pepper halves in a 9×13-inch baking dish. Pour remaining tomatoes over peppers.
Cover tightly with foil. Bake approximately 45 minutes until peppers are tender.
Makes 4 servings.
Serve with a Caesar salad.
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