Stuffed Bell Peppers

April 5th, 2009 in Beef, Main Dish Recipes by
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Total cooking time: 1h 30min  
Stuffed Bell Peppers

Stuffed Bell Peppers

My better half doesn’t like fresh bell peppers, so I do stuff them with ground beef and rice and stew for a bit and here we go, it is his favorite meat dish.

Stuffed Bell Peppers are easy and fast to do. They are being served without side dish and are tasty!

Ingredients:

  • 2lb of ground beef
  • 7 bell peppers
  • 1 cup of rice
  • 1 big onion
  • 8 oz of sour cream
  • Fresh dill
  • Black pepper to taste
  • Salt to taste

How to make, step-by step:

  1. Prepare ingredients:

    Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe: Step 1

    Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe: Step 1

  2. Take small pot, fill it with cold water, salt ad put on the burner. After water became to boil, add rice and stir it till water become to boil again. Boil rice on moderate heat for 10 minutes. Put rice to the colander and rinse with cold water. Let rice to cool till room temperature:

    Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe: Step 2

    Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe: Step 2

  3. While rice is cooling, we need to prepare bell peppers, for that: cut the top part of each bell pepper like it is show on the photo below, remove seeds and rinse it with cold water:

    Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe: Step 3

    Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe: Step 3

  4. Add cooled rice to the ground beef, add salt and black pepper and mix everything:

    Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe: Step 4

    Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe: Step 4

  5. Stuff bell peppers with beef & rice mix like that:

    Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe: Step 5

    Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe: Step 5

  6. Take big enough pot, cover each bell pepper with its ‘lid’, put bell peppers into the pot vertically and add 1 cup of a water to the pot:

    Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe: Step 6

    Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe: Step 6

  7. Now we need to prepare a sauce. For that put frying pan on the burner on the moderate heat, add sunflower oil and warm it up. Cut onions into half rings and put them to pre-heated frying pan. Fry onions for 10-15 minutes while they get yellow color (don’t forget to stir):

    Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe: Step 7

    Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe: Step 7

  8. Add chopped fresh dill to the frying onions, add salt:

    Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe: Step 8

    Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe: Step 8

  9. Put all sour cream to the frying pan, stir, reduce heat so it isn’t boiling too much:

    Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe: Step 9

    Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe: Step 9

  10. Let onions to stew for 5 minutes, stirring them:

    Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe: Step 10

    Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe: Step 10

  11. Pour sour cream onion sauce on top of bell peppers in the pot. Put a lid on the pot and put it on the burner on the low heat:

    Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe: Step 11

    Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe: Step 11




    Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe: Step 12

    Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe: Step 12

  12. After 40-45 minutes of stewing over low heat stuffed bell peppers are ready. Serve bell peppers stuffed with ground beef and rice without garnish:

    Stuffed Bell Peppers

    Stuffed Bell Pepper is Ready!

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3 Responses to “Stuffed Bell Peppers”

  1. DONNIE GABRIEL says:

    MY BAKED BELL PEPPERS. EXTRA LEAN GROUND MEAT; SHRIMP ONIONS ;GARLIC POWER; YOUR CHOICE OF CAJUN ;SPICES TO TASTE ; BREAD CRUMBS PARMESAN CHEESE AND OIL OIL. A TOMATO SAUCE OVER TOP OF PEPPERS. BAKE FOR 60 MINUTES. ENJOY

  2. DONNIE GABRIEL says:

    PLEASE TRY THESE PEPPERS. YOUR FAMILY WILL LOVE THEM. SUNDAY LUNCH SPECIAL DURING YOUR FAVORITE FOOTBALL GAME. SPECIAL COLD WEATHER MEAL THAT CAN BE PREPARED BEFORE YOU WARM THEM. YOUR FAMILY WILL ASK FOR MORE.

  3. Miss Apple says:

    or you can cook them in the oven (just the stuffed pepper, no sauce), and also stuff mushrooms, tomatoes, zucchinis the same way and serve them with semolina or rice as side dish

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