Spicy Beef & Sausage Stuffed Peppers

Extremely filling! Mmmm ๐Ÿ™‚

  1. 4 large Peppers (Red or Green)
  2. 1 lb Ground beef
  3. 3/4 lb Hot or Mild Italian sausage
  4. 1 1/2 cup Rice
  5. 2 cup Spaghetti Sauce
  6. 1 tbsp Black pepper
  7. 1 tsp Salt
  8. 1 tsp Onion (I use powder)
  9. 1 dash Cayenne Pepper
  10. 1 tsp Garlic (Minced or powder)
  11. 4 slice Mozzarella
  12. 1 dash Oregano
  1. Wash hands Then wash and remove stems and seeds of each pepper by cutting out the tops leaving a cup-like design
  2. Grab a baking pan or non stick dish
  3. Parboil peppers for 5 minutes then set aside in baking dish
  4. Cook rice according to package 5 minute rice works great
  5. Preheat oven to 350ร‚ยฐF
  6. On the stove top brown ground beef and Italian sausage Optional whether you brown together or separately I do it separately
  7. Combine cooked rice meat spaghetti sauce and seasonings Remember: Season according to YOUR taste Feel free to add more or less than the recipe calls for
  8. Let flavors simmer for 5 minutes on low so that they can infuse! ๐Ÿ™‚
  9. Spoon heaping amounts of meat mixture into each pepper filling up to the top
  10. OPTIONAL: Use breadcrumbs and a couple tablespoons of melted butter mixed together After filling the peppers with meat spread a little crumb mixture on each pepper before baking Then proceed to next step
  11. Bake peppers for 40 minutes
  12. Top with mozzarella and a dash of oregano and place back in oven till melted and browned A broiler could be used as well (I do)
  13. Grab a plate knife fork and napkins and dig in! Mmm tasty goodness ENJOY!

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