Unstuffed Bell Peppers Recipe - Allrecipes.com
  • READY IN 55 mins

Unstuffed Bell Peppers

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"A classic family favorite deconstructed. My kids love stuffed green peppers, but don't like to eat the whole peppers, so I came up with this to make it more appealing to my picky eaters."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    40 mins
  • READY IN

    55 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Break ground beef into pieces and add to skillet; cook and stir until about half of the beef is browned, 3 to 5 minutes. Stir red bell pepper, orange bell pepper, and green bell pepper into the beef; continue to cook and stir until the beef is entirely browned, about 5 minutes more. Drain and discard grease.
  3. Mix tomato sauce and brown sugar together in a bowl; pour over the beef mixture. Stir rice into the beef mixture and stir; transfer to a 9x13-inch baking dish. Sprinkle Cheddar cheese over the mixture.
  4. Bake in preheated oven until the cheese is bubbling, about 30 minutes. Cool dish 5 minutes before serving.
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Jun 16, 2014

Good basic recipe. Easy to make. Definitely too much sugar. Thinking about adding onion, chili powder, and garlic powder next time to add some more flavor.

 
May 30, 2014

This recipe was ok. I added the spices suggested by another review but over all it was too sweet. If I tried it again I would only put half the sugar or omit it altogether.

 

5 Ratings

Mar 25, 2014

Great base recipe! Would have given it 5 stars, but I added to the recipe. I omitted the orange bell pepper and added diced tomatoes and onions instead. I didn't have brown sugar so I used regular white sugar. I wanted a little more flavor, so I added chili powder and garlic powder. At 24 minutes the cheese was getting too brown, so I would only cook for 20 mins. Turned out awesome! Kids loved and husband told me to add to the rotation!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 497 kcal
  • 25%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 48.5 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol
  • 87 mg
  • 29%
  • Fat
  • 22.1 g
  • 34%
  • Fiber
  • 2.4 g
  • 10%
  • Protein
  • 25.9 g
  • 52%
  • Sodium
  • 714 mg
  • 29%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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