Friday, May 13, 2016

Stuffed Peppers


Ingredients                                                                     
  • 5-6 Large Green/Orange Bell peppers              
  • 1 Lb. Medium Italian Sausage 
  •  ½ Lb. Lean Ground Beef (organic)                      
  • 6 Large Green Onions, diced                                
  • 10 oz. Yellow Saffron Rice (pre cooked) – Substitute White 
  • 8 oz. finely shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 48 Oz. Tomato Basil Pasta Sauce (2-24 Oz bottles)
  • 2 Cups Mozzarella, finely grated
  • 4 Large Garlic Cloves peeled and minced.
  • Celery Salt and Garlic Pepper (to taste)
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO)                              
Preparation
  1. Cut tops from peppers and remove membranes and seeds; for more tender peppers, par-boil for 5 minutes and drain                                                                                
  2. Cook Saffron Rice in 2 ½ Cups of boiling water in a 4 Qt. Emile Henry Stew Pot with a drizzle of EVOO
  3. Bring BGE to full flame and drizzle EVOO into a Emile Henry Cassoulet and brown the sausage, ground beef in a drizzle of EVOO with the green onions, celery salt, garlic pepper and diced garlic.
  4. Spoon pasta sauce into 13” Emile Henry Roaster about 1/2” deep
  5. Mix the rice into the browned meat in the cassoulet with the parmesan cheese in the cassoulet and stuff the peppers with the mixture.
  6. Sprinkle 1 cup of Mozzarella cheese over peppers then pour remainder of Pasta Sauce over peppers
  7. Sprinkle remainder of Mozzarella cheese over the top
  8. Remove Grid and replace with Plate Setter positioned with the legs DOWN; close lid and stabilize temperature to 350-375 degrees and bake for 45 minutes.
Prepared using Emile Henry Flameware.