Un-stuffed Pepper Casserole

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Unstuffed Pepper Casserole

Unstuffed Pepper Casserole

Unstuffed Pepper Casserole


1 lb bulk hot Italian sausage

2 medium red, yellow or green bell peppers, cut into 3/4-inch pieces (2 cups)

1/2 cup chopped onion

2 cloves garlic, chopped

1 can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen™ organic diced tomatoes with Italian herbs

1 bag (10 oz) frozen cooked white rice

2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese (8 oz)


Heat oven to 375°F. In 12-inch skillet, cook sausage, bell peppers, onion and garlic over medium-high heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until sausage is no longer pink; drain. Return sausage mixture to skillet. Stir in tomatoes, rice and 1 cup of the cheese.

Pour sausage mixture into ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish. Cover with foil.

Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until cheese is melted. Uncover and sprinkle with remaining 1 cup cheese; bake uncovered 4 to 6 minutes or until cheese is melted.

**Frozen precooked rice is available in the freezer section of your grocery store. Brown rice works perfectly, also



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