Lisa's Italian Food Recipes
Baked Stuffed Peppers

This classic recipe is perfect for gatherings, because it's naturally vegetarian and quite delicious!

1/2 cup long-grain brown rice
3 tbsp butter
1/2 cup sunflower seeds
1 stalk celery
1 medium onion
2 eggs, slightly beaten
1/4 tsp dried oregano leaves,crumble
1/4 cup minced parsley
1/4 cup chopped green chiles
Salt & pepper to taste
4 large red bell peppers
1/2 cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded

Cook the rice according to the directions and drain.

While the rice is cooking, melt the butter in a small frying pan. Add in sunflower seeds, celery (diced) and onion (chopped). Saute for about 4 minutes. Stir into the rice. Add in eggs, oregano, chiles, parsley, and salt and pepper.

Cut the peppers in half lengthwise and remove the seeds. Boil them in salted water for 5 minutes. Now place open-end-up in a greased baking dish. Spoon mixture into the peppers. Sprinkle the cheddar cheese over the top. Add 1/2 cup of hot water to bottom of dish.

Bake at 400F for 20 minutes.

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Please roam through the recipes I have on line, and see what sounds good to you and your family. Italian is one of the most versatile styles of food there is. You can create a delicious comfort food to soothe, or an intricate dish to relish. You can light the candles and serve the chicken cacciatore, or you could invite over the family for a big dish of lasagne. And in between are the easy to make casual dinners that are healthy and great tasting. Italian truly offers something for everyone. Enjoy!

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