Ground Beef Stuffed Green Bell Peppers With Cheese

Total Time: 50 minutes

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 35 minutes

Servings: 6

Author: Cindy Hartlin

Source: www.food.com

Ground Beef Stuffed Green Bell Peppers With Cheese

Ingredients

· 6 large green peppers· 1 lb beef, Ground· 1/2 cup onion, Chopped· 1 (16 ounce) can tomatoes, diced· 1/2 cup long grain rice, any available rice is fine it may affect cooking time though· 1 cup water· 1 teaspoon salt· 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce· 1 cup cheddar cheese, Shredded (about 4 ounces)

Instructions

Step 1Cut off the tops of green peppers; discard seeds and membranes.Step 2Chop enough of the tops to make 1/4 cup, set aside.Step 3Cook the whole green peppers, uncovered in boiling water for about 5 minutes; invert to drain well.Step 4Sprinkle insides of the peppers lightly with salt.Step 5In a skillet cook ground beef, onion and 1/4 cup chopped pepper till meat is browned and vegetables are tender.Step 6Drain off excess fat. Add drained tomatoes, salt, Worcestershire, and a dash of pepper.Step 7in a separate pot put water bring to boil add rice cook until rice is soft. if needed add more water.Step 8add rice to beef mixture.Step 9Stir in cheese. Stuff peppers with meat mixture. Place in a 10x6x2 baking dish.Step 10Bake, covered in a 350 degree oven for 30 minutes. in the last 5 minutes add any remaining cheese to the top of the peppers.