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Crock Pot Stuffed Peppers - Loaded with spicy pork sausage, rice and tomatoes, these hearty and flavor-loaded peppers are the easiest and most perfect meal to serve to your family, and are also great for game day parties!

Crock Pot Stuffed Peppers

Katerina | Diethood
These Crockpot Stuffed Peppers are loaded with spicy pork sausage, rice and tomatoes. It's the perfect easy and hearty meal for any day of the week!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 7 hrs
Total Time 7 hrs 15 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 6 bell peppers , tops and seeds removed (reserve tops)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion , diced
  • 3 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1 pound hot ground pork
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 pouch HUNT'S RECIPE READY TOMATO PASTE
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) HUNT'S DICED TOMATOES, drained
  • 1-1/2 cups cooked rice
  • 1/3 cup water
  • dollop of nonfat plain yogurt , optional

Instructions
 

  • Prepare the bell peppers and set them aside.
  • In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium high heat; add diced onions and cook for 2 minutes, or until translucent.
  • Stir in garlic and continue to cook for 30 seconds, or until fragrant.
  • Add ground pork to the skillet and break it up with a spatula or wooden spoon while it cooks.
  • Season with salt, pepper, and thyme; stir and continue to cook until browned on all sides, about 5 to 7 minutes. Carefully drain and discard grease.
  • Set skillet over heat and mix in the tomato paste.
  • Stir in diced tomatoes and rice; cook for 2 more minutes, or just until heated through.
  • Remove from heat and stuff each bell pepper with ground meat mixture.
  • Arrange stuffed bell peppers in the crock pot.
  • Place the reserved tops back onto each bell pepper.
  • Pour water around the base of the peppers.
  • Cover and cook on LOW for 6 to 7 hours or on HIGH for about 4 hours.
  • Serve with a dollop of yogurt.

Nutrition

Serving: 1 g | Calories: 334.1 kcal | Carbohydrates: 20.2 g | Protein: 21.8 g | Fat: 18.3 g | Saturated Fat: 6.2 g | Cholesterol: 71 mg | Sodium: 156 mg | Fiber: 1.9 g | Sugar: 3.9 g | Net Carbs: 18 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Macedonian
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