The weather is cooling down. Time to break out the comfort food!
Saucy Stuffed Peppers
1 lb. Ground Beef
2 tbl. long grain Rice
2 tbl. Yellow Onion, minced
1 tbl. each Celery Salt, Onion and Garlic Powder
1 tea. Black Pepper
4 large Green Bell Peppers, cut top off, halved and seeded
1 tbl. Canola Oil
1/2 qt. Vegetable Juice
2 c. of Water, as needed
1 tbl. Beef Bouillon or Base
Salt and Pepper to taste
4 Servings of Mashed Potatoes, homemade or box
Knead first 5 ingredients until well blended together. Separate into 8 servings. Stuff Bell Peppers with meat mixture.
Heat oil in 2 qt. Pot over medium heat. Add stuffed peppers and carefully brown on both sides approx. 5 minutes on each side. (Keeping meat inside peppers.) Continue to heat stuffed peppers with pepper side down, add the last 4 ingredients. Simmer 20-30 minutes. Sauce should be saucy and not too thick.
Meantime, make your Mashed Potatoes.
Serve Stuffed Peppers along side of Mashed Potatoes and ladle sauce over top of both.