Stuffed Peppers Easy .
Ingredients for my Zesty stuffed peppers.
- 6 bell peppers, any color.
- 1 tbs of sea Salt.
- 1 tspSmoked Tabasco.
- 1 Onion, peeled and chopped.
- 1 1/2 lbs of lean ground beef.
- 1 1/2 cups of cooked rice.
- 1 cup diced tomatoes, fresh or canned, drain off any excess liquid).
Fresh ground or cracked black pepper.
1 Clove of fresh garlic.
1lb of shredded cheese of your choice.
1 lb thin sliced bacon.
1 small can of tomato sauce.
- 1/8 cup A1 sauce.
- 1/8 cup Worcestershire Sauce
Prepping Pretty Peppers
Bring a large pot of water to a boil over high heat. cut peppers in 1/2 from top to bottom. Remove seeds and white webbing inside the pepper. Then add peppers to the boiling water, keep peppers completely submerged until their flesh is slightly softened, Drain and set aside to cool For handling.
Suffing and Cooking Your Peppers
In a large skillet over medium heat. Add onions and cook, stirring often, until soft and translucent, approx.3 minutes. Add garlic to the onions and let stand. In another pot steam rice or boil rice to a blanched state, about half cooked and remove rice. Remove skillet from heat, add meat, rice, tomatoes, and seasonings. Mix all ingredients well. Arrange the cut side of the peppers up in a cookie sheet, then stuff peppers with filling. Now its time to add the bacon and cheese over the stuffed peppers. First cover the stuffing with a strip of bacon. Then cover the bacon with your favorite shredded cheese. Pre heat oven to 350 Deg. Place in oven and bake for 40-50 minutes (or longer, depending on how big the peppers are that you are stuffing), until the internal temperature of the stuffed peppers is 160 Deg.