Unstuffed Green Pepper Casserole

“Found this on About.com under Southern foods. I changed the peppers from being stuffed to lining the casserole dish. Sort of a Lazy Stuffed Peppers. I changed the recipe from stuffed pappers to unstuffed. I love the filling for stuffed peppers and the taste the peppers give the filling but not too keen on chomping on the peppers themselves.”
READY IN:
1hr 5mins
SERVES:
4-6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. NOTE:.
  2. You can use any combo of the following to suit your tastes = sauce, paste and diced(undrained) tomatoes,.
  3. Cut tops off peppers; remove seeds and membranes, and cut each pepper into 4 to 8 pieces.
  4. Cook peppers in simmering water to cover for 5 minutes.
  5. Brown ground beef and onions; pour off excess grease.
  6. Add seasonings, rice, and corn(if used) and tomato sauce.
  7. Heat until hot and bubbly.
  8. Lay the pepper pieces across the bottom of the casserole dish and pile filling on top.
  9. Place cut off tops on top of filling.
  10. Add strips of raw bacon on top of that and pour tomato(combo) sauce over.
  11. Bake stuffed peppers at 350° for 30 minutes.

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