Cuban Stuffed Peppers
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Cuban Stuffed Peppers

Bell peppers are filled with a Cuban picadillo stuffing of rice, ground beef, tomatoes, raisins and Spanish olives.
  • 15m

    prep time

  • 45m

    Cook Time

  • 214

    Calories

  • 11

    Ingredients

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Ingredients

6

Servings

  • 3 medium bell peppers, halved lengthwise, stem and seeds removed
  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon McCormick Gourmet™ Cuban Seasoning
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup toasted slivered almonds
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pimiento-stuffed Spanish olives
  • 1 cup cooked rice

Instructions

  • Bring large saucepan of water to boil. Add bell pepper halves; cook 15 minutes on medium heat or until tender. Immediately remove bell peppers with slotted spoon to ice bath to stop cooking process. Pat dry with paper towels. Arrange bell pepper halves, cut-sides up, in 13x9-inch baking dish

  • Meanwhile, preheat oven to 350°F. Brown ground beef in large skillet on medium-high heat. Drain fat. Add onion and Seasoning; cook and stir 4 minutes or until onion is tender. Stir in remaining ingredients except cooked rice. Cook and stir 5 minutes. Stir in rice. Spoon beef mixture evenly into bell pepper halves

  • Bake 20 minutes or until bell peppers are tender

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