Serbian Stuffed Peppers
Recipe type: Main
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Serves: 4 servings
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 4 large red bell peppers
  • 1 large onion, finey chopped
  • 2 small tomatoes
  • ½ cup basmati rice
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Vegeta Seasoning
  • ½ tbsp paprika
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1½ cups water
  1. Over medium heat, add olive oil, onion, ground beef, Vegetables, paprika, salt & pepper to saute pan. Stir frequently & cook until meat is crumbly.
  2. Add rice into same saute pan. Mix together & let simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Cut the tops off of the bell peppers (cut a circle around the stem). Remove anything from the inside, including seeds.
  4. Spoon an equal amount of meat mixture into each hollowed pepper. Slice the tomatoes in half & place the halved tomato on top of each pepper.
  5. Place peppers in a medium sized dutch oven (or saucepan) & pour water over the peppers (about 2' of the pot should be filled with water). Cover & cook on medium heat for 45 minutes. *Gorjana recommends serving with a simple cabbage salad & some naan bread. Enjoy!
saute pan
cutting board
mixing spoon
dutch oven (or saucepan)
measuring cup
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