Ranch Stuffed Peppers Recipe

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An easy to prepare recipe that can be made with leftover meats like beef, pork, veal or chicken.

ABOUT THIS RECIPE Tips: You may make this recipe with cooked leftover meats like beef, pork, veal or chicken. Good served with: Warm tortillas, fresh green salad and, if you like, cold beer.

Step 1

Slice the tops off the peppers. Pull out the seeds and the cores. Dice 1 red pepper. Set aside. Save the tops.

Step 2

Combine the diced red pepper and ground veal or chicken in a mixing bowl. Add the green onions, jalpeno peppers and garlic. Stir in soft cream cheese and blend with a wooden spoon.

Step 3

Stir in the egg and half-and-half, then add the grated cheese. Season with cumin and salt and pepper

Step 4

Preheat oven to 350°F

Step 5

Place the pepper shells in a baking dish that will hold them snugly together. Spoon the filling into the peppers. Replace the tops. Pour 3 tablespoons of water around the peppers.

Step 6

Bake at 350°F until the filling is pufed and the peppers are soft, about 40 minutes. Serve immediately.

Protein........ 19.5 g
Fat............ 32.6 g
Carbohydrates..  8.8 g
Sodium......... 325 mg

Percentage of USRDA

Protein....... 29.9%
Calcium....... 14.6%
Iron.......... 19.7%
Vitamin A.....107.4
Vitamin C.....327.8

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Things You'll Need

  • 3 red bell peppers
  • 2 green or yellow bell peppers
  • 1cup ground veal/chicken
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 6oz cream cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 3tbsp half-and-half (cream)
  • 1/2cup grated Jack cheese
  • 1tsp cumin
  • Dash salt and Pepper
  • Water

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