Sausage-Stuffed Green Peppers

  • Prep 20 min.
  • Total 40 min.
  • Serves 8
  • Sausage-Stuffed Green Peppers
A savory combination of sweet Italian sausage, onion, oregano, and mozzarella cheese is tucked into tender green peppers and topped with tomato sauce for an easy-to-make version of this hearty classic.

POSTED IN: Dinner, Popular, Tomato Sauce

What You'll Need

  • 1

    tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 1

    pound sweet Italian pork sausage, casing removed

  • 1

    medium onion, chopped (about 1/2 cup)

  • 1

    teaspoon dried oregano leaves, crushed

  • 1

    cup shredded part skim mozzarella cheese (about 4 ounces)

  • 4

    medium green peppers, cut in half lengthwise and seeded

  • 2

    cup Prego® Traditional Italian Sauce OR Prego® Traditional Italian Sauce

How to Make It

  • 1

    Heat the oven to 400°F.  Heat the oil in a 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add the sausage and cook until well browned, stirring often to separate meat.  Pour off any fat.

  • 2

    Stir the onion and oregano in the skillet and cook until the onion is tender.  Stir in the cheese.

  • 3

    Arrange the pepper halves, cut-side up, in a 3-quart shallow baking dish.  Spoon the sausage mixture into the pepper halves.   Pour the sauce over the filled pepper halves.  Cover the baking dish.

  • 4

    Bake for 40 minutes or until the peppers are tender.

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