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Bean-stuffed Bell Peppers

Cooking Time: 30 min Yield: 6 servings Level: Easy


6 large red bell peppers
1 clove garlic
5 oz minced pork
2 tablespoons oil
1 small onion
1 small tomato, chopped
1/4 teaspoons pepper
2 cups of ground beans
1 teaspoon salt
5 tablespoons cream
3.5 oz grated cheese


  1. Bake peppers in the oven for 30 minutes. You can cook the peppers in in the microwave for six minutes, inside a plastic bag with holes. Once they are roasted, peel and put away the seeds.

  2. Fry the garlic and meat in the oil. Remove meat and in the same fat fry the onion and tomato. Then add the ground beans, pepper and salt. Let boil until the consistency becomes dough-like. Chop meat and mix with dough.

  3. With this dough, stuff the red peppers and put them in an oven-safe glass dish. Spoon cream over every pepper and sprinkle with grated cheese.

  4. Place in the oven for approximately 20 minutes or until the peppers are golden.

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