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Classic Stuffed Peppers

Classic stuffed peppers are pared down for two, and the result is a savory and satisfying dish that tastes so delicious, you'll want to double the recipe and serve it to guests. Field editor Donna Brockett of Kingfisher, Oklahoma shared this recipe.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 medium green peppers
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup meatless spaghetti sauce, divided
  • 1/4 cup uncooked instant rice
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • Dash pepper
  • 1/2 pound uncooked lean ground beef

Directions

  • Cut tops off peppers and discard; remove seeds. In a large saucepan, cook peppers in boiling water for 5 minutes. Drain and rinse in cold water.
  • In a bowl, combine the egg, 1/4 cup of the spaghetti sauce, rice, onion, salt, Worcestershire sauce and pepper. Crumble beef over the mixture and mix well. Stuff into peppers. Place in an ungreased 1-1/2-qt. baking dish. Pour the remaining sauce over peppers. Cover and bake at 350° for 50-55 minutes or until a thermometer reads 160°.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 375 calories, 15g fat (5g saturated fat), 146mg cholesterol, 987mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 5g fiber), 30g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1 starch, 1/2 fat.

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