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Mini Stuffed Peppers

26 Feb

Photo Sep 16, 7 27 23 PMI bought ground beef in an effort to up my iron intake, only then to realize that I have no idea what to do with ground beef. I didn’t have buns to make a burger and was afraid of attempting a meatloaf, so what’s a girl to do? My best piece of advice here is to ask your mom. Without fail, she’ll have the prefect ground beef recipe just ready and waiting for you use. My mom’s idea? Stuffed peppers.

Here’s the recipe she gave me and my first attempt at this classic dish.

Mini stuffed peppers

Ingredients: (Serves 2)

  • 4 mini green stuffed peppers (tops cut off and de-seeded)
  • ½ pound ground beef
  • 1 cup of cooked rice
  • ½ jar of tomato sauce
  • ½ yellow onion (chopped)
  • 2 cloves of garlic (minced)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes
  • ½ teaspoon dried basil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Shredded mozzarella cheese

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