Stuffed Peppers with mince

Stuffed Peppers with ground beef

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Stuffed Bell peppers or Capsicums are tasty, healthy and easy to make dish which combines a tasty mixture of ground beef mince, fresh vegetables, and tasty cheese  resulting in a flavorful dish which you won't feel guilty about eating.

 

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Yield: 6 Stuffed Peppers

Ingredients

  • 6 bell peppers, red or green
  • 1lb / 500g of ground beef mince
  • 1 large onion diced
  • 1 Can of diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 a cup of long grain rice
  • 1/2 a cup of water
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1 tablespoon of soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of balsamic vinegar
  • 1 cup of tasty cheddar cheese

 

Method

  • Pre-heat oven to 350°F or 180°C.
  • Cut the tops from the red and green peppers , dice and set aside. 
  • Remove seeds from the peppers and discard.
  • Cook the peppers in boiling water for  5 minutes, remove from the boiling water and drain.
  • Cook ground beef, onion, and chopped peppers in a frying pan over a medium heat until vegetables have softened, and the beef has browned.
  • Add  remaining ingredients , except the cheese, to the pan and simmer covered for around 20 minutes until the rice is cooked.
  • Mix the cheese into the beef mixture.
  • Stuff the peppers with the meat mixture, place them into an oven proof dish, and bake for 30 minutes.

 

Note: I sometimes find that I have excess meat mixture left over after stuffing the peppers which I set aside and eat on buttery toast as a tasty snack.

 

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