Stuffed Green Pepper Casserole
|Bacon slices||3 , diced|
|Ground beef chuck||1⁄2 Pound|
|Diced onion||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Diced celery||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Chili powder||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ground pepper||1 Dash|
|Rice||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Canned tomatoes||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Water||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Green peppers||4 Large|
Cook bacon until crisp.
Remove bacon, reserve.
Brown beef, onion and celery in bacon fat.
Add chili powder, salt, pepper, rice and tomatoes and bring to a boil.
Cut off stem end of peppers and remove seeds.
Fill pepper shells with beef mixture and place in a buttered casserole.
If there is too much filling, spoon around the peppers in the casserole.
Add water to casserole.
Cover and bake in a 350° F.oven for 30 minutes.
Uncover and sprinkle with crisp bacon and bake 15 minutes longer.