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Stuffed Peppers Recipe

Delicious bell peppers stuffed with meat, rice & spices

Ingredients

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  • 4 medium bell peppers (any color with flat bottoms)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 pound lean ground beef
  • 1/2 pound ground lamb or 1/2 pound ground pork sausage
  • 1 medium onion (chopped)
  • 3 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried (rubbed sage)
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup cooked brown rice

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet, brown the meat, onions and garlic in the olive oil.
  2. Add all the spices, Worcestershire sauce, tomato paste and stir to combine.
  3. Add the rice and stir.
  4. Cut the tops off the peppers and scoop out the insides.
  5. Stuff peppers with the meat mixture and place the stuffed peppers in a baking dish.
  6. Drizzle the outside of the peppers with a little olive oil, if desired.
  7. Bake at 400F degrees for about 30 minutes until the peppers are done (crisp tender) and the meat mixture is hot. Serve immediately with a salad and some fruit.

Notes

For gluten-free, use gluten free Worcestershire sauce. For corn free, use sea salt.

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