Guest Chef’s Bret & Denise Clark’s Stuffed Peppers


Peppers with cheese

 

Ingredients

4-5 Peppers (I use a combination of Green, Red and Yellow) Depending on size

1 lb Lean Ground Beef

3 TBS Denise’s Taco/Mexican Seasoning (Recipe Below)

1/3 – ½ Cup Water

2 Large Cans Red Enchilada Sauce (I use Mild)

3 Cups Cooked Rice

1-2 Cups Shredded Cheese (I use a lot of cheese, and I use a blend of Monterey and Cheddar)

Cut the peppers in half from stem to stern, remove seeds, inner membranes and stem from each. Place in boiling water and boil until pliable, approximately 5-7 minutes, do not over-cook them, just soft enough to complete cooking when cooked with filling.

Cook ground beef in skillet, when cooked add Mexican seasoning and 1/3 to ½ cup of water, and continue cooking until water is reduced to desired consistency.

Add ½ of one of the cans of enchilada sauce and rice.  Mix well and heat through.

Pour remaining ½ can of enchilada sauce and place peppers in large baking dish (I use a lasagna pan) open/cut side up.  Evenly distribute the meat/rice filling mixture into each of the pepper halves.  Pour remaining can of enchilada sauce around and over the peppers.

Place the pan in a 350 degree pre-heated oven and bake until bubbly, approximately 35-40 mins.  When bubbly and the peppers are cooked through, remove the dish from the oven, sprinkle the cheese on the top of the peppers and place back in oven for 7-10 minutes, or until cheese is melted and bubbly. Remove and enjoy!

**These can easily be made into a completely vegetarian dish (which I make for my vegetarian daughter) simply by substituting vegetarian crumbles for the ground beef.

Denise’s Taco/Mexican Seasoning

½ tsp Dried Thyme

2 ½ tsp Garlic Powder

2 tsp Dried Oregano

1 tsp Cayenne Pepper

1 tsp Crushed Red Pepper

2 ½ TBS Ground Cumin

1/3 Cup Chili Powder

2/3 Cup Instant Beef Bullion (1 jar)

½ Cup Dried Minced Onion

1 TBS Onion Powder

Mix the ingredients well, and store in a tightly covered container.  Use 3 TBS with about ½ Cup of water for each pound of meat that you wish to season.

Use these spices as a basis for seasoning Spanish dishes, such as meats in tacos, enchiladas, tostadas, etc..

 

About these ads

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

simplydelicious

~savoring the little moments that make life big~

Cool San Diego Sights!

Some interesting pics of San Diego places and events.

Chitra's Healthy Kitchen

Recipes for healthy living

Lyrics and Chocolate

Life, art, bad cooking and all things boring or not

My Year Cooking with Chris Kimball

Recipes from Cook's Illustated, Cook's Country and America's Test Kitchen

Wander & Whine

Roaming and eating our way through Columbus and beyond.

jovinacooksitalian

Healthy Italian Cooking at Home

Wild Maiden by Schirin Naegele-Bueno

inspirations - illustration - design & wanderings

gwenniesgarden

a blog about my garden and my soft spot for cacti and succulents, travelling and art

BB a la Carte

Made with an open mind and an open mouth.

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart Club Band

What a strange world we live in...

recollections of food

Recollections of food experiences that have helped shape my love for homely, wholesome, honest food

The Fit Foodnista

A twenty-something learning the in and outs of fitness and food

simple cooking recipes

a blog to share with you the best

iCookonboard

A left-handed cook and a right-handed photographer cooking somewhere at sea... Welcome onboard !!!

Little Nomadic Kitchen

For the love of global cuisine

Homemade With Mess

who wants life to be tidy when you can have more fun making a mess??!

cateritforward

I'm just a hack who likes to eat.

Vinicombe's Food & Coffee

A blog of all my favourite seasonal recipes and all things coffee!

Heidie Makes

Add Twitter @HeidieMakes

easy italian cuisine

Italian cooking makes you happy! Easy Authentic Italian recipes. Directlyy from Italy true Italian food and dishes.

Hudson Daniel Gourmet

Find Your Inner Foodie

alifemoment

Colourful Food and Lifestyle

Olly's Turkish Gourmet

Love. Passion. Culture

Simple Pairings

seasonally inspired cooking with a healthy twist

hocuspocus13

Magickal Arts

Yvette's Gourmet Kitchen

Healthy, Gourmet, Organic Food

Words from ladyteawitch

A fine WordPress.com site

Lovely Delight Bite

For delicious moments......Find out about my secret special treats for yourself, family and friends

Simply Made Kitchen and Crafts

Wholesome family living, simple recipes and crafts

The Novice Gardener

Writing from the kitchen and garden

The Travelling Pantry

Adventerous, Honest and Wholesome

ice cream magazine

................... for lovers of ice cream. Your free on line magazine for sweet frozen treats. Recipes, inspiration, artisanal ideas for your delectation.

DM Du Jour

Food | Love | Travel

adriennecooksdotcom

Kitchen Chronicles

Echoes of the Past

Rural Exploration of the Past

Amintiri din Bucătărie

Memories from the Kitchen

WordPress.com News

The latest news on WordPress.com and the WordPress community.

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 107 other followers

%d bloggers like this: