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.


Sausage-Stuffed Green Peppers

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Servings: 8
Prep Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 1 hr
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Ingredients
  • 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, seeded and cut in half lengthwise
  • 2   cups 
    Prego® Traditional Italian Sauce or Tomato, Basil and Garlic Italian Sauce
Directions
1.
Heat the oven to 400 degrees F. Heat the oil in a 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add the sausage and cook until it's well browned, stirring often to break up the meat. Add the onion and oregano and cook until the onion is tender. Pour off any fat. Stir in the cheese.
2.
Arrange the peppers in a 3-quart shallow baking dish. Spoon the sausage mixture into the peppers. Pour the sauce over the filled peppers. Cover the baking dish.
3.
Bake for 40 minutes or until the peppers are tender.
Serving Suggestion:

1.
Serve with garlic and cheese toast. For dessert serve tiramisu.
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