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Stuffed Peppers

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#CucinaDelloZio - #homemade #StuffedPeppers - #peperoni #imbottiti

Stuffed Peppers
Peperoni Imbottiti
by James Belardo

Italians are a versatile bunch, they love to reuse and re-purpose using what they have to make incredible dishes out of what ever is available. Using leftover Bolognese Tomato Sauce, a few peppers and some rice you can make delicious stuffed peppers… who doesn’t love stuffed peppers? Of course, the secret is to actually have leftover Bolognese Tomato Sauce.

Tonight on #CucinaDelloZio - #homemade #StuffedPeppers - #peperoni #imbottiti - simple ingredients

Ingredients
2 Red Bell Peppers
2 Green Bell Peppers
2 cups cooked brown rice
2 cups homemade Bolognese Tomato Sauce
1 egg
olive oil
Italian-style seasoned breadcrumbs

Directions
1. Preheat oven tp 350F, Cut tops off peppers and remove internal ribs
#CucinaDelloZio - #homemade #StuffedPeppers - #peperoni #imbottiti - prepped
2. Mix rice, bolognese tomato sauce and egg in a bowl
#CucinaDelloZio - #homemade #StuffedPeppers - #peperoni #imbottiti - 1 part sauce to 1 part rice (2c+2c) #CucinaDelloZio - #homemade #StuffedPeppers - #peperoni #imbottiti - mix well :-) #CucinaDelloZio - #homemade #StuffedPeppers - #peperoni #imbottiti - preheat oven 350F and add egg to mixture
3.  Stuff peppers with mixture and brush outside of peppers with olive oil
#CucinaDelloZio - #homemade #StuffedPeppers - #peperoni #imbottiti - STUFF Step 1 #CucinaDelloZio - #homemade #StuffedPeppers - #peperoni #imbottiti - brush outside w/ #OliveOil #CucinaDelloZio - #homemade #StuffedPeppers - #peperoni #imbottiti - use a muffin pan to help hold up
4. Top with breadcrumbs and some olive oil.
#CucinaDelloZio - #homemade #StuffedPeppers - #peperoni #imbottiti - sprinkle w/breadcrumbs #CucinaDelloZio - #homemade #StuffedPeppers - #peperoni #imbottiti - then w/ #OliveOil
5. cook for about 1 hour or until pepper skins begin to blister
#CucinaDelloZio - #homemade #StuffedPeppers - #peperoni #imbottiti

Enjoy!

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Written by Zio James

March 2, 2015 at 5:20 PM

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  1. […] A great Monday night meal is to re-purpose something you made on the weekend! If you made a Bolognese Tomato Sauce, then you’ve got a great, and quick, meal ready to go… Let’s makeStuffed Peppers! […]


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