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Comfort Food Recipe- Stuffed Peppers

Blog Date: 2016-11-10
Author: aflorian


It's getting to be that time of year when we just want to get snuggled up and cozy at home and indulge in our favorite comfort foods. A staple in any Italian household is a great recipe for stuffed peppers!  This is a lighter, healthier meal to satisfy that comfort food craving! So let's get to it!

Prep and cook time: 2 hours

What you'll need:
  • 1 cup of cooked white rice
  • 1.5 lbs of lean ground beef
  • 1 medium sized onion
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • Parmiggiano Reggiano cheese- grated
  • salt and pepper to taste
1. Remove tops and seeds from bell peppers and cook in boiling water for about 5 minutes.  Once softened, drain, and set peppers aside.

2. Next, combine the already cooked white rice, ground beef, chopped onion, bread crumbs, salt, pepper, cheese, and egg in a large mixing bowl.
3. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and prepare a baking sheet with aluminum foil.
4.  Stuff peppers with your mixture from step 2 and place peppers (open side up) on your baking sheet.
5. Mix your Capa di Roma sauce and white vinegar in a separate bowl.
6. Pour mixture over peppers and top with your grated Pamiggiano Reggiano cheese.
7. Bake for 60-80 minutes, checking periodically, and basting peppers with your sauce mixture a couple times as you go.

Buon Appetito! :)