Baked stuffed peppers. They are a delicious alternative to traditional stuffed peppers. You can add any ingredient that you prefer. In this case we use rice, mince meat, and some vegetables. To give more colour to rice, you can add some saffron or just put tomato sauce. It is a very easy and quick recipe. Lets see how to make these baked stuffed peppers.
BAKED STUFFED PEPPERS
INGREDIENTS for 2 people:
- 6 colour peppers
- 7 oz. round rice
- 7 oz. mince meat (you can choose beef, pig, chicken or mix)
- 1 onion
- 4 garlic cloves
- 4 tbsp crushed tomato
- Salt and pepper
- Grated cheese
BAKED STUFFED PEPPERS RECIPE:
1.- We are going to cook the rice. In a casserole, put the double of water than rice and bring it to a boil. Then, add the rice and a pinch of salt. Let to cook until rice absorb all water.
2.- While rice is cooking, we are going to prepare the peppers. Cut the tips and reserve them. Clean the inside of the pepper, eliminating all the white parts. Then, soak them with water to eliminate its seed and other impurities.
3.- We are going to prepare the fill. In a pan over medium heat, put a little of oil and add the tips, the onion and garlic clove. All ingredients previously chopped. Cook them for about 5 minutes while stirring frequently.
4.- After that time, add the mince meat. With a spoon, crumble it and mix all the ingredients while cooking for about a pair of minutes.
5.- Then, add the crushed tomato and a little of oregano. Stir and cook for about 5 minutes more.
6.- When all ingredients are cooked, remove the pan from the heat and add the cooked rice. Mix all the ingredients.
7.- Finally, fill the peppers with this mixture of rice, vegetables and meat. It´s advisable to fill them generously so that when cutting the pepper, there´s a lot of fill. Then, sprinckle with grated cheese and finally place them in the oven preheated over 200ºC/392ºF. Let to cook for about 20 minutes more and serve it.
We are going to obtain a delicious baked stuffed peppers with grated cheese above it. It is a very delicious recipe. Try it at you home!
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