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Beef-Stuffed Pepper Halves

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Ingredients
  Red bell peppers 4 Large
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Lean ground beef 1 Pound
  Onion 1 Medium
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm)
  Ground cumin 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chili powder 1 Tablespoon
  Tortilla chips/Corn chips 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Canned sliced ripe olives 2 1⁄4 Ounce
  Canned tomato sauce 8 Ounce
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Cut the peppers in half lengthwise; discard seeds and stems.
Arrange, cut side up, in a shallow casserole or baking pan about 9 by 13 inches.Sprinkle salt in a frying pan; place over medium heat.
Add the beef, onion, garlic, cumin, oregano, and chile powder.
Cook, stirring frequently, until meat is crumbly (about 5 minutes).
Break chips into small pieces and mix into the meat with the olives.
Spoon mixture evenly into pepper shells, then pour tomato sauce evenly over top and sprinkle each with cheese.
Pour water around peppers and bake, uncovered, in a 350° oven for 30 minutes or until peppers are tender when pierced.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Party

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