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Monday, November 15, 2010

Stuffed Peppers


STUFFED PEPPERS
Serves: 4-6
approx prep time: 20min
approx cook time: Filling: 10min, Peppers: 30min


INGREDIENTS: 
- Green (Or red/orange/yellow) Peppers
- 1.5 cups white rice
- 1tsbp butter
- 3-4 Chorizo sausages
- 2-3 Green onions
- 1tbsp olive oil
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- approx. 1.5 cups of Tomato or meat sauce of your choice... I'll post the recipe for my home made, slow cooked meat sauce soon!


HOW TO MAKE IT:
- Cook the rice according to the directions on the package (For plain white rice this should be: 1.5 cups rice, 2.5 cups water, 1tbsp butter, bring to a boil, reduce temp and cook covered for 20min).
- Cut the tops off the peppers and save the tops for later. Clean out the inside of the peppers to make room for the filling.
- Soak the peppers in a sink or bowl full of hot water for about 5min.
- Pre-heat oven to 350C.
- Dice onions and remaining pieces of pepper.
- Remove sausages from casing, and break into small chunks.
- Bring a large frying pan to temperature over medium heat.
- Brown the green onions in Olive oil slightly.
- Add sausage chunks and brown those as well.
- Add green pepper chunks and cook covered for 2-3min.
- Reduce stove to low heat.
- Add rice, 3/4 cup of sauce, and 1/4 cup of shredded cheese
- Mix well.
- Place peppers standing in an oven safe dish or pan.
- Stuff peppers with mix, top with 1/5th cup of sauce per pepper, and sprinkle with shredded cheese.
- Bake at 350C. for 25-30min.
- Serve right away.

2 comments:

  1. I miss stuffed peppers...

    When are you coming over for lunch again?

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