Stuffed Peppers


3 large green peppers, cut in half lengthwise
1 pound ground beef
1 clove garlic, crushed
2 tablespoons chopped onion
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon crushed oregano
1 cup bread stuffing croutons
16 ounce can tomato sauce
1/4 cup shredded Mozzarella cheese


Preheat oven to 350°. Remove seeds from peppers and cook in boiling salted water 5 minutes; drain. Cook ground beef, garlic and onion in a skillet until onion is tender. Drain off fat. Stir in salt, pepper, oregano, croutons and 1 cup tomato sauce; heat through. Lightly stuff pepper halves with meat mixture. Spoon balance of sauce over meat and bake 20 minutes. Sprinkle with shredded cheese and bake 10 minutes longer, until cheese is melted.

Serves: 6

Preparation Time: 50 minutes

Approximate calories per serving: 300

Suggested Menu

Stuffed Peppers
Chopped Broccoli
Confetti Corn
Blueberry Pie

Recipe & Photograph courtesy of Curtin Publications, Inc., New York, NY ©1973

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