Italian sausage stuffed peppers

Italian sausage stuffed peppers
  • 30

    min prep time
  • 20

    min cook time
  • 4

    serves

ingredients

  • 1 lb of Stefano mild sausages, removed from casing and crumbled
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 635ml jar of  Stefano sausage and mushroom sauce
  • 1 cup cooked rice
  • salt & freshly ground pepper (to taste)
  • 4 large peppers (green, red, yellow or orange), tops cut off and cleaned out
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Fresh basil, for garnish

preparation

  1. Sauté sausage and onion until browned. Add garlic and sauté for 3 minutes.
  2. Stir in tomato sauce, simmer for 5 minutes. Stir in rice and season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  3. Parboil the peppers and drain well.
  4. Stuff sausage and rice mixture into the hollowed-out peppers. Place inside lightly greased muffin pan and sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Garnish with fresh basil, if desired.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 25-30 minutes, or until peppers are tender.