Sweet & Savory Stuffed Peppers

Sweet & Savory Stuffed Peppers

Sweet and savory stuffed peppers are a delightful fusion of flavors that will tantalize your taste buds. Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or just craving a comforting meal, these stuffed peppers are the perfect choice. Imagine tender bell peppers filled with a mouthwatering mixture of ground beef, rice, and a medley of spices, all bathed in a rich tomato sauce. This recipe brings together the sweetness of the peppers and the savory goodness of the filling to create a truly satisfying dish.

Ingredients

  • 4 large bell peppers, any color
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 cup cooked rice
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can (14 ounces) crushed tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet, cook the ground beef over medium heat until browned. Drain excess fat.
  2. Add the chopped onion and minced garlic to the skillet. Cook for a few minutes until the onion is translucent.
  3. Stir in the cooked rice, dried oregano, dried basil, salt, and pepper. Cook for another 2-3 minutes to combine the flavors.
  4. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  5. Cut the tops off the bell peppers and remove the seeds and membranes.
  6. Stuff each bell pepper with the beef and rice mixture.
  7. Place the stuffed peppers in a baking dish and pour the crushed tomatoes over them.
  8. Cover the dish with aluminum foil and bake for 30-35 minutes, or until the peppers are tender.
  9. Remove the foil and bake for an additional 10 minutes to allow the tops to brown slightly.
  10. Serve the sweet and savory stuffed peppers hot, garnished with fresh basil if desired.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Serves: 4

These sweet and savory stuffed peppers are a delicious blend of flavors that make for a memorable meal.

Nutrition Information: Calories: 350, Fat: 12g, Carbohydrates: 40g, Protein: 20g

Sweet and savory stuffed peppers are a crowd-pleaser that combines the natural sweetness of bell peppers with the savory goodness of the filling. It’s a comforting dish that reminds you of home-cooked meals and family gatherings. The tender peppers, flavorful beef, and aromatic spices create a harmonious taste experience that’s hard to resist.
These stuffed peppers are not only delicious but also nutritious, making them a great choice for a balanced meal. They’re rich in protein, vitamins, and minerals, making them a wholesome option for your family. Whether you’re serving them for a special occasion or a cozy weeknight dinner, sweet and savory stuffed peppers are sure to become a favorite in your household. Try this recipe today and savor the delightful combination of sweet and savory flavors.