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Simple and Satisfying: Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed Peppers
As the day light fades earlier and earlier time can seems to get away from you.  It is often more of a challenge to come up with dinner options.  Stuffed Peppers are a simple and satisfying meal.   If you have the time make a bigger batch and freeze a portion for future use.  To find local growers visit FarmFresh.Org.


Stuffed Peppers

Essential Ingredients

 

  • 4 large green, red or yellow bell peppers
  • 2 cups rice (I like a brown/wild rice blend)
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp Olio do Panne or Picante Passion

 

For Carnivores

  • 1/2 lb ground beef 
  • 1/2 lb ground pork
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1 small can tomato paste (optional)

 

For vegans

 

Stuffed Peppers for vegans

 

Mix ingredients rice, onion, garlic, spice and ingredients for meat filled or vegetable lovers peppers.  Slice tops off the peppers and clean seeds from the inside.  Stuff with rice and meat or lentil mixture.

Line a baking pan or cookie sheet with parchment.  Place in an oven heated to 350f.  Your can also place on a grill heated to that temp.  Bake for 45 minutes.  Take off the heat and cover with foil for 15 - 30 minutes before eating.

 

Stuffed Peppers

For another of our stuffed pepper recipes, visit www.examiner.com

 

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Photo Credit: Julie T Cecchini

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