Sausage-Stuffed Green Peppers

  • Prep20 min.
  • Total1 hr.
  • serv 8

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¬įF.¬† 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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RECIPE TIPS

Serving Suggestion: Serve with garlic and cheese toast. For dessert serve tiramisu.

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