Got To Be NC
Recipe by: Lisa Prince

Plantation Stuffed Peppers – Becky Troxler (The Commissioner’s Mom)

The Commissioner said he thinks they are even better frozen.  Not to mention, you can have North Carolina stuffed peppers all year long.  This is the first time I’ve made stuffed peppers and this recipe was easy and delicious!

Servings: 11
Cook Time: Prep Time: 30 minutes; Total Time: 1 hour
Meal Type: Entree
NC Ingredients: Peppers, Beef

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Ingredients

1
lb. ground beef
1
1/2 c. cooked rice (Uncle Ben's Converted Rice)
1
c. chopped onion
1/2
lb. sharp cheese
1
garlic clove (crushed)
2
cans tomato soup
2
tsp. chili powder
2
tsp. salt
11
North Carolina Peppers

Directions

Brown the beef, onion and garlic.  Add seasonings and tomato soup and simmer covered 10 minutes.  Add rice and cheese stir until cheese melts – cool.
Cut peppers in half lengthwise removing the seeds ribs.  Cook in salted boiling water about 3 minutes.  Drain and cool.
Stuff peppers – Bake about 25 to 30 minutes covered with foil.
These peppers freeze well.  To cook after freezing – partially thaw.  Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes covered with foil.