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Cheesy Homestyle Italian Stuffed Peppers

Cheesy Homestyle Italian Stuffed Peppers

Make these Italian Stuffed Peppers for a cheesy, homestyle dinner that’s full of veggies (and also gluten free).

PREP TIME : 20 mins
COOK TIME : 20 mins
TOTAL TIME : 40 mins

1 lb. package mild Italian sausage
½ C chopped sweet onion
1-2 medium zucchini shredded
1-2 cups cooked rice
1 jar RAGÚ Homestyle Thick & Hearty Traditional Sauce
2 C shredded mozzarella divided
1/2 C shredded Parmesan divided
4-6 large bell peppers color of your choice

Preheat oven to 350.
In a pot, cook rice according to package directions (or this recipe is PERFECT for using up leftover rice)!
In a pan on the stove, brown the onions and sausage. Add in shredded zucchini.
Stir in cooked rice to the mixture. Then add in 1 C mozzarella and about 1/4 C Parmesan.
Pour the jar of sauce over the mixture and stir.Let simmer while you prep the peppers.
Wash, de-stem and de-seed, and cut the peppers in half lengthwise.
Arrange pepper halves in a casserole dish.
Fill peppers with Italian mixture.
Top with remaining cheese and bake for 20 minutes (until peppers have softened some and cheese is bubbly/golden.
Serve warm and enjoy!

*Use any bell peppers you’d like. We don’t care for green, so prefer orange, yellow, or red.


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Laura J. Boss

Meet Laura J. Boss, a passionate blogger and cooking enthusiast who loves to experiment with different recipes and cuisines from around the world. Born and raised in a small town, I grew up watching my mother cook and developed a keen interest in the art of cooking from an early age.After completing my education, I decided to pursue my passion for cooking and started my own food blog. My blog features a wide range of recipes, from traditional family favorites to fusion dishes that I have created myself. My blog has gained a huge following, with many of my readers trying out my recipes and sharing their own cooking experiences.When I am not cooking up a storm in the kitchen, I enjoy traveling and exploring new cultures. I believe that food is an important part of every culture, and love to learn about new ingredients and cooking techniques from around the world.Through my blog, I aim to inspire and encourage others to cook and experiment with different flavors and ingredients. I believe that cooking is not just about making delicious meals, but also about sharing love and creating memories with family and friends.Whether you are a beginner or an experienced cook, my blog has something for everyone. So why not give my recipes a try and discover the joy of cooking for yourself?