Stuffed Peppers with Ground Beef, Tomato Sauce
 
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An Italian version of Ground Beef Stuffed Peppers with Paleo Option.
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Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 6 large Bell Peppers
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 slices bread torn, or 1 cup fresh breadcrumbs(optional)
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • ½ onion, diced, sauteed
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • generous helping black pepper
  • 4 to 6 cups tomato sauce (recipe using canned tomatoes here or fresh tomatoes here)
Instructions
  1. Cut tops off bell pepper. Save to use later if you want to, cut out seeds.
  2. Blanch peppers in boiling water for five minutes to soften.
  3. Remove, put in ice bath, cool.
  4. Mix ground beef with eggs, bread or breadcrumbs, parsley, cheese, salt and pepper.
  5. Stuff peppers.
  6. Put tomato sauce into baking dish. I used a dutch oven. You can use either a baking dish or dutch oven. The sauce should come about half way up the peppers.
  7. Put in oven at 400 degrees uncovered for twenty minutes. Reduce heat to 325. Cover and bake for at least one more hour, or until peppers are softened.
Recipe by Spinach Tiger at https://spinachtiger.com/ground-beef-stuffed-bell-peppers/