Stuffed Bell Peppers
 
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These stuffed bell peppers are delicious and the meat mixture will have everyone asking for seconds.
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Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: Greek
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 5-6 bell peppers, depending on size - tops cut and seeds removed and cleaned
  • 1 pound ground beef (can sub for turkey)
  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • ⅓ cup orzo
  • ½ teaspoon oregano
  • ½ teaspoon thyme
  • 1 cup feta, crumbled (more if you love it)
  • Handful of pine nuts
  • Handful of raisins
  • Olive oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
Instructions
  1. Pre-heat oven to 350F.
  2. Heat an oiled pan.
  3. Add ground beef and brown.
  4. Add onion, orzo, oregano, thyme, broth, pine nuts, raisins, and salt and pepper to preference.
  5. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes, or until broth is absorbed, orzo is soft, and meat is cooked.
  6. While simmering, coat inside of each pepper with olive oil and sprinkle of salt and pepper.
  7. Place in oven, tops facing up, and bake for 15mins, or until desired texture is reached (softer peppers will require more time).
  8. Remove from oven.
  9. Stuff each pepper with meat mixture.
  10. Top with feta and serve!
Notes
* We love yellow, red, and orange over green peppers. Also, the serving is 1 pepper per person.

* Sometimes, we add ½ cup of frozen spinach to the mixture if we have it on hand.
Recipe by Lemon & Olives at https://www.lemonandolives.com/stuffed-bell-peppers/