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Stelio's Family Restaurant Stuffed Peppers


  • 6 large green bell peppers
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 onion
  • 1 cup long grain rice
  • 1 (16 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Margarine or butter

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  1. Wash and cut tops off peppers, clean out seeds.
  2. In a large bowl, mix the ground beef, rice, onion, 4 ounces of the tomato sauce and a small amount of water to moisten. Fill peppers to the top.
  3. Put pat of butter or margarine in mixture in pepper.
  4. Mix remaining tomato sauce with an equal amount of water.
  5. Lay peppers on their sides in roasting pan.
  6. Pour tomato mixture over peppers. Cover with aluminum foil.
  7. Bake at 325 degrees F for 1 1/2 hours.
  8. Uncover, turn peppers, and cook for another 1/2 hour or until peppers are soft and browned. When you uncover peppers, drain juice into saucepan.
  9. Serve hot with peppers.

Rusty's Note: The sauce is even better if you add 4 tablespoons of Worcestershire Sauce to the tomato sauce. Add before you pour the tomato sauce over your peppers.

Posted by LladyRusty at Recipe Goldmine 12/19/2001 11:31 am.

From: Stelio's Family Restaurant, Wilmington -