STUFFED-PEPPER CASSEROLE

Course Beef, Casserole, Main Dish

Ingredients

  • 6 medium green (or other colors too) peppers
  • 2 Tbsp butter melted
  • 1/2 C chopped onion
  • 1/2 C chopped celery
  • 1 can tomatoes undrained, 1 lb. 3 oz
  • 1 can tomato sauce 8 oz
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 1 tsp cried basil leaves
  • 1 tsp dried oregano leaves
  • 2 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 1/2 lb ground chuck
  • 1 1/2 C cooked rice

Instructions

  1. Cut off tops of peppers; remove ribs and seeds, Chop edible portion of tops; set aside. Wash peppers. Place peppers in large kettle with 2 qts. salted water. Bring to boiling; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 5 min. Drain peppers; set aside. In hot butter in medium skillet, saute chopped green pepper, onion, and celery until tender - 3 to 5 min. Add tomatoes, tomato sauce, garlic, basil, oregano, 1 1/2 tsp salt, and 1/4 tsp pepper. Simmer, uncovered, 10 min. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Meanwhile, in large mixing bowl, combine egg, 1 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp pepper, and Worcestershire. Beat with spoon to blend. Add chuck, rice, and 1 cup of tomato mixture, mixing well. Stuff peppers with meat mixture. Place in 3-qt casserole. Pour remaining tomato mixture over peppers. Bake, uncovered, 1 hour.
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stuffed-pepper casserole
Stuffed-Pepper Casserole

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