Hot Peppers Stuffed with Ground Beef

Hot Peppers Stuffed with Ground Beef
  • 6 servings
  • 0:20 Preparation
  • 1:00 Cooking
  • 1:20 Total Time


Add all
  • 3

    yellow hot pepper

  • 3

    red hot pepper

  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)

    vegetable oil

  • 1/2

    white onion, chopped

  • 1 lb
    (454 g)

    lean ground beef

  • 1 cup
    (250 mL)

    white rice, cooked

  • 1

    tomato, seeds removed and finely diced

  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)

    vegetable juice

  • 3 Tbsp.
    (45 mL)

    fresh basil, chopped

  • Salt and pepper

  • 1 cup
    (250 mL)

    mozzarella cheese, grated


Preheat oven to 350 F (175 C).

Remove the top, seeds and inner membranes of the hot peppers; set aside.

In a frying pan, heat oil and brown onion. Add ground beef and cook 8 minutes, or until well-done.

Add rice, tomato, vegetable juice, basil, salt and pepper; cook 1 more minute. Add cheese and mix well.

Distribute stuffing among the 6 hot peppers and place these in a shallow baking dish. Cover with aluminium foil and cook 30 minutes.

350°F (180°C)

Source: Metro

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Fruity and light
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