Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Mom's Stuffed Bell Peppers!

Update: So many of you tried this recipe this week and found it a big hit! Thank you for letting me know! xox

One of my favorite meals my Mother made the family growing up was Stuffed Bell Peppers. What a wonderful comfort food! Put the ingredients on your shopping list! Sooooo yummy!

Mom's Stuffed Bell Peppers


4-6 medium size green bell peppers
1 pound lean ground beef
2 cups pre-cooked rice
1 teaspoon garlic salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 chopped onion
1 can (8 oz.) tomato sauce
dash of Worcestershire sauce
1 1/2 cup grated Cheddar cheese

Cut tops off peppers, remove seeds and precook for 5 minutes in boiling water. Brown beef, onions, garlic salt, and pepper together. Add rice, tomato sauce, Worcestershire sauce and half of the cheese to mixture. Fill peppers. Top with other half of grated cheese and sit upright in a baking dish. If you have extra meat mixture, place in dish around the peppers. Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes.

*You can also add canned: mushrooms, diced tomatoes and sweet corn.


~ ~ Ahrisha ~ ~ said...

Hi Maryjane, I love them too and yours look great with the cheese topping. I must remember that.
Have a beautiful week gal.
~ ~Ahrisha~ ~

Lori said...

yummy!!! did i tell you that i made your bbq chicken and sweet potatoes?...SO good!!!

A Vintage Chic said...

Looks SO delicious, Maryjane! I'll be making this for sure--thanks for sharing the recipe!

Hope your day is wonderful!


*Shelli* said...

***MOM this is our FAVORITE dish!!! We love it. I can smell it looking at the pictures*** memories...full happy tummies :)

Brenda@Cozy Little House said...

I use to love to make and eat these. But it's been many years since I could eat them. Acid reflux...

Terra said...

Maryjane, yummers. This looks delicious and I must make them some time soon.

molly said...


That looks delicious (and nutritious)!

Thank you for your sweet post about the china. I'm so glad it all went to its rightful home! It looks glorious in your hutch.

I hope you have the loveliest of weeks.

Nancy said...

My husband and I were just talking about stuffed bell peppers. My Mom used to make them when I was living at home. I will be making these soooo soon. Goodness gracious, yours look sooo tasty! Yum!

Lisa said...

I will share with my sister she loves these!
Hugs, Lisa

Joyce said...

They look so good and I have not made them in such a long time but now that peppers are in season I need to whip a batch up for supper.

kpaints said...

These have always been a standby for my family. I was surprised recently to find out my daughter loved them! Kids!(well, not really she is 34)
Love the dishes, I bet you will be friends forever!

Charlene said...

YUM! I just bought this Sister On The Fly book today. Have you seen it? I can't wait to lay in bed tomorrow morning with that first cup of coffee & my new book. That's my book/magazine time. Love your little trailer!

Sandy aka Doris the Great said...

Ohhhh! These look so good! My daughter has been after me to make stuffed peppers; perhaps I'll try them sometime. And thanks for visiting my blog.

Jo said...

Yummy!!! This was one of my favorite foods that my grandmother made when I was growing up. Yours looks soooo good with all the cheese.
Have a very blessed week.

Kerin said...

Yum! I will have to give these a try! Thanks for sharing :)
Hope you have a great day planned !

Amy @ Keep'n The SunnySide said...

Mmm... those look so good. I think I might borrow this recipe for my family. Thanks!

Elyse said...

hi maryjane,

i'll take mine without cheese, please! {yum yum}

happy last day of school eve (that's what ethan is saying today)!


Rhondi said...

Hi Mary Jane
Those stuffed peppers look so delicious!!

dobco said...

These look wonderful. Hmmm...just might have to try these for supper tomorrow night!

Elaine said...

That looks delicious!

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Mimi Sue said...

We've planted 8 bell pepper plants this year. A GREAT way to eat them. Thanks for the recipe. Mimi

Villblomsten said...

mmmmm :-)

Deb said...

That is the yummiest looking thing I've seen in ages! I'll have to alter it a bit to fit my diet, but thanks for the recipe!

OH, BTW, you are the winner of my Cath Kidston GiveAway!!

Just shoot me an email debster222ATgmailDOTcom with your address and I'll send it right off to ya! Happy Sunday!

T's Daily Treasures said...

Mmmm, stuffed bell peppers are yummy! I enjoyed reading your post about the gingham apron. So fun! You have such a lovely family. Congrats on getting all the beautiful china you were looking for. And congrats on winning Deb's Cath K giveaway. Best wishes, Tammy

Sweet Cottage Dreams said...

Oh boy, Maryjane, these look wonderful! I LOVE stuffed peppers and will have to give yours a try.


Sweet Cottage Dreams said...

Oh boy, Maryjane, these look wonderful! I LOVE stuffed peppers and will have to give yours a try.


Shirl said...

Hello Maryjane, this looks delish! My mother used to make it the same way but covered it in swiss cheese. I love your china on previous post and going to check out that e book, looks adorable!
Stop my and see my new teatime/cupcake guest bedroom when you have time.
Blessings, Shirl
Shirls Rose Cottage

Julie said...

I just found your blog and I green peppers. I'll have to give your recipe a try!

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Farmhouse Country said...

Maryjane they look yummy! My grandmother used to make those, I haven't had them in a long time and can't wait to try your recipe, I like the idea of topping them with cheese. Thanks for sharing.... Happy Summer!

Diane said...

Tried the peppers and they are fabulous! I usually make them a more Italian way so the change was good. I am having a give away! Swing by if you can.

Jennifer said...

I just love your blog! Thank you for sharing this recipe, it was a HUGE hit at my house. DH even loved it, which is very exciting since he's not much for trying new foods. :) Whole family says to definitely make this again. YAHOO!
Have a great day, new follower,

sweetpicklesandchocolate said...

I'm making these for dinner, just put them in the oven. They smell heavenly already!

contact said...

I made your recipe last night and it was delicous! I really hated to send the leftovers to work with my husband...
Thanks from Oregon!

JenniferGrace said...

Just found your blog and absolutely love your recipes keep them coming :)

sewinglady said...

I am going to give this recipe a try. It looks really good!!