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Stuffed Pepper Soup Recipe - Lasonia B. Graves
Stuffed peppers are a favorite in my household. My husband actually requests them almost every week! The recipe for this soup is actually very simple. You’re simply taking all of the ingredients of a traditional stuffed pepper, and making it into a soup. And I have to say that this soup is so delicious. It makes for a very hearty and flavorful meal. It is also a very thick soup that has the consistency of a stew, so it is sure to fill you up. I do believe that this will become a new favorite in our house. I hope your family enjoys it as much as mine did. RECIPE INGREDIENTS: 1 – pound ground beef or ground turkey 1 – tablespoon olive oil 1 – cup chopped onion 1 1/2 – teaspoons minced garlic ½ – teaspoon garlic powder 1 – red bell pepper cut into ½ inch strips 1 – green bell pepper cut into ½ inch strips 1 – yellow bell pepper cut into ½ inch strips 1 – 15 ounce can tomato sauce 1 – 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes 1 – 14.5 ounce can beef broth 2 – tablespoons Italian seasoning Salt and Pepper to taste ¼ cup chopped parsley (optional) 2 cups cooked white or brown rice DIRECTIONS: 1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the ground meat and cook until browned, breaking up into smaller pieces with a spatula. Season meat with salt and pepper. 2. Sautee onion and garlic in skillet for 2 or 3 minutes or until softened. 3. Transfer meat along with onion and garlic to a large pot. 4. Add the bell peppers to the pot of meat and cook for 2-3 minutes. 5. One by one add the tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, beef broth, Italian seasoning and garlic powder to the pot. Bring to a simmer. 6. Cook for about 15 to 20 minutes or until the peppers are tender. 7. Lastly, stir the cooked rice into the soup mixture. You can season it with a little bit of salt and pepper as desired. Top with parsley if desired and serve. Enjoy!