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Stuffed Peppers with Tuna and Bread Crumbs

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stuffed peppers with tuna
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Tuna and bread crumbs provide the savory filling for these stuffed peppers. A little lemon juice adds extra flavor to the tuna mixture.

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 4 green bell peppers, split, seeds and membrane removed
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion
  • 1 cup soft bread crumbs, divided
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 can (7 1/2 ounces) tuna, flaked
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • shredded Cheddar, Swiss, or Parmesan cheese, optional

Preparation:

Boil peppers in boiling salted water for 5 minutes; drain well.

Combine onion, 1/2 cup bread crumbs, egg, milk, salt and pepper, lemon juice, and tuna.

Fill pepper shells.

Mix melted butter with remaining 1/2 cup bread crumbs; sprinkle over stuffed peppers. Place in a shallow baking dish at 400° F (200° C/Gas Mark 6) for 15 minutes.  

If desired, top with shredded cheese 5 minutes before the peppers are finished baking.

Serves 4.

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 5 out of 5
Peperoni ripieni in Napoli, Member katiadin

My mother in law come from Napoli, exactly in Benevento's area. In the little villages , the backeries sell soft bread crumbs packed in plastick bags! They reuse the bread of the day before for make them! I assure you that the taste of the peppers is better!In Neapolitan dialect they say ""peperoni chieni""

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