STUFFED PEPPER SOUP – Sweet Southern Blue

I loved stuffed peppers so when I ran across this soup, I started researching recipes. I found several variations so I used elements from several of the recipes so make adjustments according to your taste.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 lb  ground beef
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion chopped (1 cup)
  • 2 chopped bell peppers
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 (14.5 oz) cans petite diced tomatoes
  • 1 (15 oz) can tomato sauce
  • 1 (14.5 oz) can chicken or beef broth
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 2 cups of cooked brown or white rice
  • Cheddar or mozzarella cheese, for serving (optional)

DIRECTIONS

  • Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium high heat. Add the ground beef and cook until browned.
  • Add the onion to the pot and cook for 4-5 minutes or until softened. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute.
  • Season the beef and onion mixture with salt and pepper.
  • Add the bell peppers to the pot and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add the tomatoes, tomato sauce, beef broth and Italian seasoning to the pot; bring to a simmer.
  • Cook for 15-20 minutes or until peppers are tender.
  • Stir in the rice and sprinkle with cheese if desired and serve.

Stuffed Pepper Soup

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Servings 6

Ingredients

  • 1 lb  ground beef
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion chopped (1 cup)
  • 2 chopped bell peppers
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 (14.5 oz) cans petite diced tomatoes
  • 1 (15 oz) can tomato sauce
  • 1 (14.5 oz) can chicken or beef broth
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 2 cups of cooked brown or white rice
  • Cheddar or mozzarella cheese, for serving (optional)

Instructions

  • Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium high heat. Add the ground beef and cook until browned.
  • Add the onion to the pot and cook for 4-5 minutes or until softened. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute.
  • Season the beef and onion mixture with salt and pepper.
  • Add the bell peppers to the pot and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add the tomatoes, tomato sauce, broth and Italian seasoning to the pot; bring to a simmer.
  • Cook for 15-20 minutes or until peppers are tender.
  • Stir in the rice and sprinkle with cheese if desired and serve.
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