Dinner In A Pepper
|Green peppers||8 Large|
|Ground beef||1 Pound|
|Chopped onion||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Tomatoes||3 Medium, peeled and chopped|
|Canned whole kernel corn||8 Ounce, drained (1 Can)|
|Canned cream-style corn||8 Ounce (1 Can)|
|Dried basil||3⁄4 Teaspoon, crushed|
|Soft bread crumbs||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Butter||1 Tablespoon, melted|
Cut tops from green peppers; discard seeds and membranes.
Chop enough of the tops to make 1/4 cup; set aside.
Cook the whole green peppers in boiling water for 5 minutes; drain well.
Sprinkle insides of peppers lightly with salt.
In skillet cook ground beef, onion, and the 1/4 cup chopped green pepper till meat is brown and onion is tender.
Add tomatoes; simmer till tomatoes are cooked, about 4 minutes.
Drain off liquid.
Add whole kernel corn, cream-style corn, salt, basil, and pepper to skillet; mix well.
Stuff peppers with the meat mixture.
Toss crumbs with melted butter to combine; sprinkle atop peppers.
Place the stuffed peppers in a 13x9x2-inch baking dish.
Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 35 to 40 minutes.