Stuffed Peppers

An updated classic Stuffed Peppers Recipe are a savory and healthy easy dinner idea any night of the week.

Photos by: Abirami Gunasekaran @Veg2nonveg_kitchen

  • 15 min

    Preparation
  • 60 min

    Cooking
  • 75 min

    Total time
  • 4

    Servings
  • Easy

    Level
  • 12

    Ingredients

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Ingredients:

  • 4 tbsp white rice, uncooked
  • ½ cup water
  • 4 green bell peppers
  • 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 8 oz Hungry Planet Italian Sausage™
  • ⅔ cup tomato sauce
  • 1 ½ tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • ⅛ tsp onion powder
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • ½ tsp Italian seasoning

Instructions:

  • Step 1.

    Preheat oven to 350°F

  • Step 2.

    Place 4 tbsp white rice and ½ cup water in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer and cover for 20 minutes.

  • Step 3.

    Remove tops of bell peppers, core and deseed. Arrange peppers in shallow baking dish with hollow sides facing up. Slice bottoms of peppers if necessary so they will stand upright.

  • Step 4.

    Spray medium nonstick skillet with cooking spray, or drizzle with olive oil. On medium heat, add 8 oz Hungry Planet Italian Sausage™, breaking up as you cook. Cook until evenly browned.

  • Step 5.

    Remove skillet from heat and add cooked rice, half of the tomato sauce, 1 ½ tsp Worcestershire sauce, ¼ tsp garlic powder and ⅛ tsp onion powder. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  • Step 6.

    Spoon equal amounts of the Italian sausage mixture into peppers. Mix remaining 8 oz can of tomato sauce with Italian seasoning and pour over peppers.

  • Step 7.

    Bake for one hour, basting with sauce every 15 minutes, until peppers are tender.

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