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Stuffed Peppers with Ham and Rice


A simple list of ingredients and easy cooking makes these stuffed peppers a snap to prepare.

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: Serves 4


  • 4 large green bell peppers
  • 2 3/4 cups boiling water
  • 2 cups cooked long-grain rice
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 8 ounces grated mild Cheddar or American cheese
  • 1 cup diced cooked ham
  • 2 tablespoons minced parsley
  • salt and pepper


Cut peppers into halves crosswise and remove seeds and white membrane. Cook peppers in 2 cups of boiling water for 4 minutes. Drain and reserve the cooking liquid. In a skillet, sauté onion in butter until onion is tender, about 4 to 5 minutes. Add 3/4 cup water and shredded cheese. Stir until blended; add ham, cooked rice, parsley, salt, and pepper. Fill pepper halves with rice and ham mixture; put on rack in skillet with about 1 1/2 cups of the pepper cooking liquid in the bottom. Cover the pan and simmer over low heat for 15 to 20 minutes.
Serves 4.

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