Monday, September 24, 2007

Betsy's Stuffed Green Peppers


3 large green peppers
1 ½ pounds ground beef
8 ounces ham (diced)
8 ounces shredded cheddar cheese
1 large onion
2 tablespoons garlic (minced)
1 tablespoon peanut oil
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon pepper
1 can (Hunt's) no sugar added spaghetti sauce
4 ounces shredded mozzarella cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 400*
  2. Brown ground beef, drain, set aside.
  3. Wash green peppers, cut in half, blanch in boiling water for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Place peppers in baking dish, cut sides up.
  5. In a large stockpot, saute onion and garlic in peanut oil until tender. Add, ham and ground beef, stir to combine. Remove from heat.
  6. Add, shredded cheddar cheese, one half can of spaghetti sauce, salt, and pepper. Stir to combine.
  7. Spoon mixture into open peppers, using all of mixture. Pour remaining half can of spaghetti sauce on top of peppers, sprinkle with mozzarella cheese.
  8. Bake for 25 minutes or until cheese is golden brown. (Allow to cool for 6-8 minutes before serving.)

Eat & Enjoy!, Betsÿ

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