Savory Sausage and Mushroom Stuffed Bell Peppers
If you’re looking for a delightful and savory dish that’s perfect for any occasion, you’ve come to the right place. Our Savory Sausage and Mushroom Stuffed Bell Peppers are a true crowd-pleaser. With a rich and flavorful filling, these bell peppers are sure to impress even the pickiest eaters.
This dish combines the earthy goodness of mushrooms, the hearty flavor of sausage, and the sweetness of bell peppers into a mouthwatering masterpiece. It’s a complete meal in a pepper, and it’s easier to make than you might think.
- 4 large bell peppers, any color you prefer
- 1 pound of ground sausage
- 8 oz of mushrooms, finely chopped
- 1 cup cooked rice
- 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
- 1/2 cup diced onion
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 can (14 oz) crushed tomatoes
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
- Cut the tops off the bell peppers and remove the seeds and membranes. Set aside.
- In a large skillet, cook the sausage over medium heat until browned. Remove excess fat.
- Add the onions, garlic, and mushrooms to the skillet and cook until softened.
- Stir in the cooked rice, crushed tomatoes, oregano, and half of the shredded mozzarella cheese.
- Season the mixture with salt and pepper to taste.
- Stuff each bell pepper with the sausage and mushroom mixture.
- Place the stuffed peppers in a baking dish and cover with foil.
- Bake for 25 minutes, then remove the foil and sprinkle the remaining cheese on top of each pepper.
- Bake for an additional 10-15 minutes or until the peppers are tender, and the cheese is bubbly and golden.
- Remove from the oven, let them cool slightly, and serve hot.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
These Savory Sausage and Mushroom Stuffed Bell Peppers are a delightful blend of flavors and textures. The juicy sausage, earthy mushrooms, and sweet bell peppers create a harmonious dish that’s perfect for a cozy dinner or a special occasion. Plus, it’s a great way to sneak in some veggies!
Nutritional Information (Per Serving): Calories: 415kcal, Fat: 23g, Carbohydrates: 26g, Protein: 25g, Fiber: 4g
Looking for a dish that’s as delicious as it is visually appealing? These Savory Sausage and Mushroom Stuffed Bell Peppers are sure to be a hit at your next family dinner or gathering with friends. The combination of savory sausage, hearty mushrooms, and the natural sweetness of bell peppers creates a flavor explosion that’s hard to resist.
The prep is straightforward, and the results are outstanding. You’ll impress your guests with these beautiful stuffed peppers that are not only a tasty main course but also a stunning centerpiece on your dinner table.
So, the next time you’re craving a hearty and savory dish, give these Stuffed Bell Peppers a try. They’re a crowd-pleaser that will leave everyone asking for seconds!