Stuffed peppers with sauteed meat

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
4 larges Green bell peppers
1 tablespoon Olive oil
¾ pounds Ground beef
½ cup Onion, chopped
1 \N Clove garlic, minced
1 cup Long-grain white rice, cooked
1 teaspoon Salt
⅛ teaspoon Pepper
1 \N Egg, beaten
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
½ cup Parmesan cheese, grated
1 cup Water
¾ pounds Ground veal, or beef
¾ cup Long-grain white rice, cooked
1 teaspoon Salt
⅛ teaspoon Pepper
1 tablespoon Dried minced onions
¼ cup Milk
⅓ cup Tomato juice
1 \N Egg, beaten
1 tablespoon Butter
1 tablespoon Flour
1 cup Tomato juice




To cook reduced quantities: reduce all ingredients proportionately except water; do not reduce water at all.

1. Cut a hole (about 1½ inches across) in the top of each green pepper and lift away core. Trim and reserve caps. empty green pepper shells; discard seeds and pith.

2. Heat oil in cooker on medium-high heat. Add meat, onion and garlic.

Breaking up lumps, stir fry till meat is no longer red. Remove cooker from heat. Add remaining ingredients except water. Mix.

3. Fill peppers with mixture. Cover with caps. Wipe inside of cooker with a paper towel.

4. Pour water into cooker. Put grid in cooker. Stand peppers on grid.

5. Close cooker. Bring to full pressure on high heat. Reduce heat, and cook for 6 minutes.

6. Remove cooker from heat. Allow to cool naturally for 5 minutes. Press finger-tip control lightly to release pressure.

7. Open cooker. Remove peppers using 2 serving spoons. Serve hot, surrounded with tomato sauce.

Variation: 1. Prepare peppers as given in preceding step 1.

2. In a bowl, mix meat, rice, salt, pepper and onion. Stir in milk, tomato juice and egg. Fill peppers with mixture. Cover with caps.

3. Follow steps 4 to 7 increasing the pressure cooking time in step 5 to 15 minutes.

Tomato Sauce: Melt butter in a pan on medium heat. Sprinkle in flour and cook on low heat, stirring constantly with a wire whisk, for about 3 minutes. Remove pan from heat. Still using whisk, gradually add tomato juice. Return pan to medium heat. Cook, stirring constantly, until sauce thickens (approximately 4 minutes). Continue cooking, stirring constantly for 5 minutes.

Recipe by: Hawkins Futura Cookbook - 1987 Supplement Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #569 by Rooby <MsRooby@...> on Apr 15, 1997

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