Summer Stuffed Peppers

One of summer's most popular vegetables is the star in our recipe for Summer Stuffed Peppers. We stuff these fresh and colorful beauties with a saucy meat mixture to make 'em the perfect, flavor-packed summer dish!

Serves: 6
Cooking Time: 55 min
What You'll Need:

1 (29-ounce) can tomato sauce
1 cup water
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 pound ground beef
1 cup uncooked instant rice
1 small onion, chopped
6 bell peppers, washed, tops removed, and seeded

What To Do:

1. In a medium bowl, combine tomato sauce, water, garlic powder, salt, and pepper; mix well. Remove 1 cup of mixture to a large bowl and add to it ground beef, rice, and onion; mix well.

2. Stuff each bell pepper with an equal amount of the meat mixture. Place 2 cups tomato sauce in soup pot and place peppers upright in sauce. Spoon remaining sauce over peppers.

3. Cover and cook over low heat 55 to 60 minutes, or until no pink remains in the beef and rice is tender.