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Italian Stuffed Bell Peppers

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“This is another Kraft recipe that I've tweaked to our liking. This recipe has chopped zucchini, which I didn't see in any of the other stuffed pepper recipes. These also freeze very well and are even better the 2nd day.”

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Bring 1 1/2 cups of the water to boil in a medium saucepan. Add rice; cover and simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat; let stand 5 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, brown ground sirloin and Italian seasoning.
  4. Once meat is browned, add in chopped zucchini, 1 cup of spaghetti sauce, 1 cup of cheese, and the cooked rice. Stir well.
  5. Clean and cut peppers in half, removing seeds. Place into a 9 x 13 baking dish.
  6. Spoon the meat mixture into peppers.
  7. Top with the remaining 1/2 cup spaghetti sauce and 1/2 cup cheese.
  8. Add 1/2 cup water to the bottom of the dish, cover with foil. Bake 30 minutes.

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