I haven't posted any recipes lately and since it's winter and therefor the backyard life is quite boring, I am letting you in on a family recipe for these delicious and super easy stuffed peppers.
You will need:
1lb of ground beef
1 medium onion, diced
3 tbsp of oil
1 small can of tomato paste
3 tbsp of all purpose flour
First cut the top of the peppers and clean out the seeds. Then mix together ground beef, onion, salt, pepper, sweet pepper, egg and breadcrumbs.
Fill peppers with the meat mixture.
Heat up the oil and fry the peppers from all sides. Be careful, they might start cracking so keep an eye on them. I did about 2 minutes on each side.
When you fried them on all sides, add boiling water (I always boil it in a tea kettle while preparing the food). Also mix the tomato paste with water and add to the pot.
Now let it boil until the peppers soften. Then take them out. You might see some meat balls floating around the pot - my kids would not like the boiled peppers so I just made them the inside meat mixture into a meat ball.
When you take out all peppers, thicken the sauce with the flour. I mix the flour in a magic bullet with cold water and then slowly pour it into the pot while stirring. Put the peppers back into the pot.
Dinner is ready! I serve it with rice but if you know how to make dumplings, those are even more delicious! (That makes me think about the next recipe post ;-)