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Sausage-Stuffed Green Peppers

Sausage-Stuffed Green Peppers

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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.

serves 8 people

Ingredients

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  • 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 pepper, cut in half lengthwise and seeded

  • 2

    cups Prego® Traditional Italian Sauce or Prego® Tomato Basil Garlic Italian Sauce

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How to Make It

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. Stir the onion and oregano in the skillet and cook until the onion is tender.  Stir in the cheese.
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. Bake for 40 minutes or until the peppers are tender.
Step 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.

Step 2

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

Step 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.

Step 4

Bake for 40 minutes or until the peppers are tender.

Recipe Tips

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

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Ratings & Reviews

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  • Michelle5160

    November 4, 2014

    easy healthy meal

    I am taking carbs out of my diet to help loose weight, and this was a great healthy meal. I used italian turkey instead of sausage, and mixed the sauce in with the meat and onions and put some fat free mozzarella on top. I don't really like green peppers too much but this was tasty.

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  • Foodlover01

    November 7, 2013

    Easy meal

    I added some chopped spinach to the mix. Was not sure from the recipe when and where to add the cheese though. I just mixed some shereded Mexican blend with the meat mixture.

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  • CaramelKinks

    October 24, 2012

    Mmm Mmm GOOD : )

    Well Campbell's Kitchen you've struck gold once again in my kitchen with this very easy to prepare mouth watering recipe. If we keep this up people are gonna start to believe I'm a natural born cook!

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  • Jenn V.

    August 22, 2012

    Sausage-Stuffed Green Peppers

    Really good, made this a couple times. Last night I added a small can of sliced black olives to the sausage and made orzo pasta with butter and garlic to go with.

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  • ecjc

    December 9, 2011

    Sausage-Stuffed Green Peppers

    Instead of pork sausage I use turkey Italian sausage. I will definitely make this again!

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