*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            Rice-Stuffed Peppers
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetables                       Rice
                 Meats                            Wrv
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         ---           -----WALDINE VAN GEFFEN
                         VGHC42A----------------
    2      lb            Ground beef
    1      md            Onion -- chop
    1      sm            Green pepper -- chop
    2      Cl            garlic -- mince
    1 1/2  ts            Salt
      1/2  t             Pepper
    1      10 oz Can     Ro*Tel Tomatoes and
                         chilies w/juice
    1      14 1/2 oz     Ca  diced tomatoes w/juice
    1      15 oz Can     tomato sauce
    3 3/4  c             Water
    1      tb            Ground cumin
    3      c             Instant rice
    4      md            Green peppers -- remove tops,
                         seed --  halve l'wise
                         CHEESE SAUCE
    1 1/2  lb            Process American cheese -- cube
    1      10 oz Can     Ro*Tel diced tomatoes
                         w/chilies and juice
 
   In a large kettle or Dutch oven, cook beef, onion,        
   green pepper, garlic, salt and pepper until beef is       
   browned; drain. Add tomatoes, tomato sauce, water and     
   cumin. Simmer, uncovered for 10 minutes. Stir in rice;    
   simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Remove from the         
   heat; cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Place peppers    
   in a large pan of boiling water; boil for 4 minutes.      
   Drain peppers and stuff with meat mixture. Place          
   remaining meat mixture in an ungreased 13x9 baking        
   dish; top with stuffed peppers, pressing down gently.     
   Cover and bake at 350~ for 1 hour. In a saucepan, heat    
   sauce ingredients until cheese is melted. Serve over      
   peppers. Source: Taste of home.                           
                                                             
 
 
 
 
 
 
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