Popcorn Stuffed Peppers

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  • 2 cups popped popcorn
  • 3 large green bell peppers
  • 1 quart boiling, salted water
  • 3/4 pound ground beef
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onions
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Put a handful of popcorn in a blender and blend, at lowest speed, for about a minute. The popcorn will flow like a thick syrup.
  3. Slowly add another handful or two of popcorn. Let the grinding continue for a minute or more. You should have 1 cup of finely ground popcorn when you are done. Set it aside.
  4. Cut peppers in half. Remove seeds.
  5. Cook peppers for 5 minutes in the boiling water. Drain.
  6. Mix the popcorn with the remaining ingredients and fill the peppers.
  7. Bake in a covered casserole for 1 hour.
  8. Uncover and continue baking for 15 minutes.