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Stuffed Peppers With Rice and Cheese

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Sweet red bell peppers are stuffed with a rice and cheese mixture.

Ingredients:

  • 4 large red bell peppers
  • 1 cup uncooked rice
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 8 ounces shredded mild Cheddar cheese
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes or 2 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley

Preparation:

Cut peppers lengthwise into halves and remove seeds and membranes. Place peppers in a large saucepan of boiling water; cook for about 5 minutes. Drain, reserve liquid. Cook rice according to package directions. In a skillet, cook onions in butter. Add water and cheese; stir until melted and blended. Stir in rice; season with salt and pepper to taste. Add parsley. Fill pepper halves. Put on a rack in skillet or large kettle with about 1 1/2 cups of cooking liquid in the bottom of the pan. Cover and simmer for about 15 minutes.
Recipe for stuffed red peppers serves 4.

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