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Stuffed # Peppers with #Italian #Sausage and Valencia Rice Topped with #Asiago Cheese.
Italian Stuffed Peppers with Asiago
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 
Italian Stuffed Peppers with Asiago Cheese, Hot Italian Sausage, Arborio Rice, and Asiago cheese is one of the recipes that completely blows the average stuffed pepper recipe right out of the water. The flavors and textures are a marriage made in heaven when it comes to food.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: Italian Sausage, Stuffed Peppers
Servings: 8
Author: hmccallum
Ingredients
  • 1 pound Ground hot Italian sausage browned
  • 1/2 pound Lean ground beef browned
  • 2-3 cups Seasoned organic tomato purée 1/2 cup reserved
  • 1 cup Grated Asiago cheese
  • 2/3 cup Arborio rice cooked
  • 4 cloves Garlic minced
  • 2 Organic Roma tomatos diced
  • 1 small Onion minced
  • 2 large Red Bell Peppers halved, seeds removed
  • 2 large Yellow Bell Peppers halved, seeds removed
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh Basil chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Dried oregano
  • Kosher salt to own taste
  • Ground Pepper to own taste
Instructions
  1. Cut each bell pepper in half lengthwise, and discard seeds. Remove the white membranes.
  2. Place peppers in a large steamer, steam 2-3 minutes, remove from steamer instantly.
  3. Arrange pepper halves in a glass oven-safe baking dish.
  4. In a frying pan, add ground beef, sausage, garlic, onion, season with salt and pepper. Brown meat. Drain any unwanted juices and or fat content off of meat. Return the mixture to the skillet. Add diced tomatoes, oregano, 1/4 cup of tomato purée, stir in the cooked Arborio rice.
  5. Fill each pepper with meat and rice mixture. Top with a small amount of seasoned organic tomato purée and Asiago Cheese.
  6. Bake, in an oven-safe baking dish, at 350 for 10-15 minutes.