Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed Peppers
  • 6 large green peppers
  • 1-1.5 pounds ground beef
  • ½ of a small onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic. minced
  • 1 c cooked rice
  • 1 t salt
  • 15-25 ounces tomato sauce (1 can is 15 oz., depends on how moist you want your peppers, I use more than one can)
  • ¾ c shredded mozzarella cheese
  1. Cut off top of peppers and remove seeds and membranes.
  2. Cook peppers in enough boiling water to cover for 5 minutes and then drain.
  3. Cook ground beef, onion, and garlic and then drain off fat.
  4. Stir in rice, salt, and 10-15 oz tomato sauce. Heat through.
  5. Stuff each pepper with beef mixture and stand upright in ungreased square baking dish.
  6. Pour some tomato sauce over the tops.
  7. Cover with foil and bake for 45 minutes at 350 degrees.
  8. Uncover and bake an additional 15 minutes.
  9. Remove from oven and sprinkle with cheese.