Peppy Peppers

By teddybearcub1960

Ingredients
  • 1 Large green pepper, diced

  • 1lb. 90% lean ground beef

  • 1tsp. salt

  • 1/4tsp. pepper

  • 1 cup dry long grain rice

  • 1 qt. no salt added tomato juice

  • 7 tsp. dry taco seasoning

  • Velvetta cheese, cubed, optional

  • Taco Seasoning Mix

  • 6 tsp. Chili powder

  • 5 tsp. paprika

  • 4 1/2 tsp. cumin seed

  • 3 tsp onion powder

  • 1 tsp. garlic powder

  • 2/3 Tbsp dry cornstarch

  • Taco Seasoning

  • Combine all ingredients in bowl.

  • One third of mix (about 7 tsp.) is equivalent to 1 pkg. (1.25 oz.) purchased taco seasoning mix.

Directions
  1. Taco Seasoning

  2. Combine all ingredients in bowl.

  3. One third of mix (about 7 tsp.) is equivalent to 1 pkg. (1.25 oz.) purchased taco seasoning mix.

  4. Peppy Peppers

  5. Place pepper in greased 2 qt. casserole

  6. In skillet, brown ground beef. Drain off dripping. Season Meat with salt and pepper. Spread seasoned beef over green pepper.

  7. Sprinkle rice over ground beef.

  8. In a saucepan, or skillet in which you browned the beef, combine tomato juice and taco seasoning. Bring to a boil Pour over rice and beef.

  9. Cover Bake at 350 degrees for 60 minutes

  10. Top with Velveeta Cheese if you wish. Return to oven until cheese melts.


Nutritional Facts

Servings
1
Calories 285 (Calories from Fat 63)
Total Fat 7 gm
(Saturated Fat 2.5 gm
Trans Fat 0.4 gm
Polyusat Fat 0.5 gm
Monounsat Fat 2.8 gm
Cholesterol 46 mg)
Sodium 462 mg
Total Carbohydrate 37 gm
Dietary Fiber 2 gm
Sugars 7 gm
Protein 19 gm

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