Easy Eats – Skinny Cheeseburger Stuffed Peppers

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup brown rice cooked
  • 1 lb extra lean ground beef
  • 1 cup onions diced
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 tbsps Worcestershire Sauce
  • 2 tbsps ketchup
  • 1 tbsp mustard
  • 1 tbsp pickle relish
  • 1/3 cup tomato sauce
  • 3 tbsps water
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese
  • 4 red bell peppers large

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Cook rice and set aside. Cut off the top of 4 bell peppers about 1-inch down from top. Clean out seeds and membranes. Throw away the tops.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  3. In a large nonstick pan, brown ground beef and onions. Season beef with a little salt and pepper. Be sure to break up ground beef into small pieces as it cooks.
  4. Stir in Worcestershire sauce, ketchup, mustard, pickle relish, tomato sauce and 3 tablespoons water. Mix well. Stir in ¾ cup shredded cheese and cooked rice. Mix well and continue to cook until heated through. Add 1-2 more tablespoons of water, if getting a little dry. Remove from heat.
  5. Stuff each bell pepper with ground beef mixture, top each stuffed pepper with 1 tablespoon shredded cheese. Place each in a 9-inch baking dish. Pour 1 cup water in bottom of baking dish. Cover dish with foil and bake for 40-45 minutes. If peppers are not soft enough, cook about 5 minutes more.

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