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Stuffed Bell Peppers from Dinners Being Delivered

INGREDIENTS

6 green peppers, cut tops off, remove seeds and rinse
11/2 lbs. ground chuck
3 tablespoons canola oil
1 large onion, chopped
1 medium green pepper, chopped
2 stalks of celery, chopped
2 cloves of garlic, minced
2 cups of cooked rice
Salt, black pepper, garlic powder and Zatarain's creole seasoning to taste
3 slices of swiss cheese

PROCEDURE

  • Steam green peppers in about 4-5 inches of water.  Boil until skin can be easily pierced with a fork, set aside. 
  • Heat oil in large dutch oven.  Add ground chuck, brown.  Once meat is nicely browned, pour off excess fat. 
  • Add onions, green peppers, celery, and garlic to meat mixture.  Add about 3 cups of water and cook until vegetables are tender.  More water can be added if needed.  You will need the meat mixture to somewhat moist. 
  • Add rice and seasonings to meat mixture. 
  • Stuff peppers with the rice and meat mixture. 
  • Add 1/2 slice of cheese to each pepper. 
  • Bake at 350 degrees until cheese is melted. 
  • Serves 6.
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