Every family has favorite recipes be they
from standard cookbooks, or in the case of
these wonderful stuffed bell peppers,
handed down from generation to generation
 (Johnson to Sievers to Freberg).

Each Generation has added their own special
 mark on our family's recipes and here's mine!

This is a wonderful midday meal serving 6!


And as you can see only 312 calories
per serving and 13 grams of fat!

 

Ingredients:

6 green bell peppers
5 cups boiling water
1 lb ground beef
3/4 lbs bacon
1 white sweet onion
3 teaspoons minced garlic
Salt & pepper to taste
1 cup cooked rice
1 1/2 cups chicken stock
1 can (15 oz) tomato sauce ( plus 2 tsp sugar)

spices:

1/2  teaspoon basil
1/4 teaspoon rosemary
1/4 teaspoon thyme
1/2 teaspoon oregano
dill

 


Step by Step
 

STEP 1

Cut off the tops of your peppers and thoroughly
 remove the seeds and fiber from the interiors.
 


STEP 2

Place your peppers two at a time into
boiling water for about 5 minutes
 


STEP 3

remove your peppers and place top
down to drain
 

Meanwhile:

You have accomplished the following:

STEP 1

RICE: place 1/2 cup of long grain rice into rice
 cooker along with 1 1/2 cups chicken stock
 

 

STEP 2

Sautee your beef and diced bacon until
cooked. Remove bacon meat from pan and
 insert onions and garlic into the bacon
fat and continue to cook until the onions
are transparent.

 


STEP 3

add bacon and beef combination to the
 vegetables and simmer, adding a bit
more than 1/2 of the tomato sauce
 


STEP 4

Pour meat mixture into large bowl and
 add cooked rice
 


STEP 5

Place the beef, bacon and vegetable
mixture into the bell peppers and cover
with the remaining tomato sauce!

STEP 6

Place in high sided baking pan, cover with
foil or dish cover and cook for 45-60 minutes at
350 degrees

STEP 7

Remove foil/cover for last 15 minutes of cooking

 

Final STEP

from my family to yours!

Let's eat!
 

And what better dessert for a lunch meal than  Laura's  Planet Eater Cinnamon Rolls!  (Amarula, Blueberries, Raisins & Cinnamon)... going, going

 GONE!


Bon Appetit!