This is a really good recipe, I like it a lot with the peppers, but have substituted cabbage instead and added about a Tbsp of chili powder to it.  Either way, I topped it with about a cup of shredded cheddar cheese--VERY yummy!!!


UNSTUFFED PEPPERS: $1.38 per serving

An easy-to-make version of a classic that's light on labor, this hearty meal smells heavenly as it simmers.

Preparation time: 5 mins
Cook time: 30 mins
Servings: 6


1 lb. ground beef
1 jar (1 lb. 10 oz.) Ragu Old World Style Traditional Pasta Sauce
2 large green and/or red bell peppers, coarsely chopped
1-1/4 cups water
1 cup instant rice


  1. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, brown ground beef.
  2. Drain, if desired.
  3. Stir in remaining ingredients.
  4. Bring to a boil over high heat.
  5. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook covered 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender.

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Sep. 8, 2008 at 5:34 PM

Oh, I am cooking this right now and it smells yummy!!! Glad to hear you liked it.

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