Meal in a pepper

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
4 larges Green peppers
Dash Salt
Nonstick Cooking Spray
1 tablespoon Ground Sirloin or Turkey
½ cup Finely chopped onions
16 ounces Can Tomatoes, Chopped, Undrained
½ cup Long grain rice
½ cup Water
¼ teaspoon Salt
¼ teaspoon Pepper
1½ tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
½ teaspoon Dried oregano, crushed
¾ cup Grated, mozzarella cheese

Halve peppers lengthwise. Clean. Cook peppers in boiling water for 3 minutes. Drain and sprinkle insides with a little salt.

Spray a skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Cook hamburg or turkey and onion until onion is tender. Drain well.

Stir in tomatoes (undrained), uncooked rice, ½ c water, salt and pepper, worcestershire and oregano. Bring to a boil Cover and simmer for 20 min or until rice is tender. Stir in ½ of the cheese.

Fill peppers with mixture.

Put in baking dish and bake at 375 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes.

Remove from oven and immediately sprinkle with remaining cheese.

Remarks: These freeze very well.

Submitted By CAROLYN STEWART On 03-07-95

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