California Stuffed Green Peppers

Rice-A-Roni Spanish Rice (6.8 oz)
Prep Time: 10 Minutes Cook Time: 35 Minutes Time to Table: 45 Minutes Recipe Yield: 6 Servings


large green bell peppers
(15-ounce) can tomato sauce, divided
(6.8-ounce) package RICE-A-RONIĀ® Spanish Rice
pound ground beef
large egg

Preparation Steps

1.  Cut each bell pepper in half lengthwise; remove seeds and stems. Set aside.
2.  In large bowl, combine 1 cup tomato sauce, rice-vermicelli mix, Special Seasonings, ground beef and egg. Stuff pepper halves evenly with beef mixture.
3.  In large skillet, arrange pepper halves meat-side down. Pour remaining tomato sauce and 1-1/2 cups water evenly over peppers. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium. Cover; simmer 35 minutes or until meat is done and rice is tender. Serve peppers with remaining tomato sauce mixture from skillet.