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4 from 1 vote

Stuffed Pepper Casserole

All the flavors of stuffed peppers but in a casserole for ease of making and ease of eating - yummy goodness.

Ingredients

  • 1 TBS olive oil
  • 2 cups diced bell pepper
  • 1 cup diced yellow onion
  • 1/2 TBS minced garlic
  • 1 lb ground beef (or ground turkey)
  • 1 1/2 TBS Italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 15 oz can tomato sauce
  • 3 cups cooked rice
  • 3/4 cup mozzarella cheese (divided)

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a large saute pan, add your olive oil, diced pepper, diced onion and minced garlic over medium high heat and cook for about 5 minutes until the veggies just start to get soft, stirring often.
  • Add in your ground meat and cook until the meat is cooked through. Drain grease out of your pan.
  • Add in your Italian seasoning, salt, tomato sauce, rice and 1/4 cup mozzarella cheese stir together.
  • Pour everything into a large baking dish and top with additional 1/2 cup of mozzarella cheese.
  • Cover with foil and bake in oven for about 25 minutes. Remove foil and bake for an additional 5 minutes or so until cheese turns golden.