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4.34 from 3 votes

Stuffed Green Peppers

Stuffed Green Peppers make a great make-ahead meal.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr
Servings: 8
Author: Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch

Ingredients

  • 8 Green Peppers
  • 2 pounds ground turkey or ground beef your preference
  • 1/2 cup uncooked wild rice cooked per package directions
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 red or yellow pepper diced
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1 clove garlic minced

Instructions

  • Remove tops and then the seeds of the pepper.
  • Place on a large baking pan.
  • Saute onion and pepper in lightly oiled skillet until tender.
  • Set aside.
  • Brown meat and drain.
  • Add onion, pepper, cooked rice, diced tomatoes, tomato paste, egg, and garlic to meat; mixing well.
  • Spoon meat mixture into green pepper and place in a 350 degree oven for 40 minutes, remove from oven and sprinkle with grated Parmesan and mozzarella cheese.
  • Return to the oven for 5 minutes until the cheese has melted.
  • For those you plan to freeze, do not add the cheese at this point.
  • Remove from oven and allow to sit for five minutes prior to serving.
  • Allow to cool completely before wrapping in parchment paper and then foil for freezing.