Microwave Italian Stuffed Peppers;;Xmxx58b Recipe

Step 1

Halve peppers lengthwise. Discard seeds and membranes. Arrange cut side up in 12 x 8 x 2 M/w safe dish. Cover with plastic wrap, vent Cook on HI, 4-5 minutes. Drain. Season withn salt. Set aside. In a 2 qt M/w safe casserole cook beef, onion, and garlic, uncovered on HI 4-5 minutes, or until done-stirring twice to break up meat. Drain. Stir in tomatoes, olives, tomato paste, chili powder, sugar and salt. Stir in rice cereal. Spoon mixture into pepper halves.

Step 2

Wrap pepper halves singly in moisture prrof and vapor proof wrap. Seal, label and freeze up to 2 months. To heat, unwrap a pepper half and place in M/w safe individual casserole. Cover with plastic wrap vented. Cook on 70% power (med-hi) 4 mins. Uncover. Cook on 50% (med) 5-7 mins or until heated through, giving dish a half turn once. Sprinkle with 1 TB shredded cheese. Cook on medium 30-60 seconds. Let stand covered, 3 minutes.

Things You'll Need

  • 3 Large green peppers
  • 1lb Ground beef
  • 1/2c Onion; chopped
  • 1 Clove garlic; minced
  • 7 1/2oz Canned tomatoes; cut up
  • 1/2c Pitted ripe olives; sliced
  • 1/3c Tomato paste; (1/2 a 6oz can
  • 2ts Chili powder
  • 1ts Sugar
  • 1/4ts Salt
  • 2 1/2c Crisp rice cereal
  • Sharp cheddar cheese;shredde

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