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Crockpot Stuffed Green Peppers

Course Crockpot
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 10 minutes
Servings 4 -6
Author Adapted from Momswhothink.com

Ingredients

  • 6 large green bell peppers
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1/4 cup oatmeal
  • 1/4 cup long grain white rice uncooked
  • 1 large onion finely chopped
  • 1 large carrot shredded
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 small cans tomato sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheese

Instructions

  1. Cut the top off and remove seeds from green peppers.
  2. Wash and set aside.
  3. Combine ground beef, oatmeal, uncooked rice, onion, carrot, salt and pepper in a large mixing bowl.
  4. Stuff each pepper about 2/3 full (rice will need room to swell up).
  5. Stand the peppers side-by-side in the slow cooker.
  6. Pour water in crockpot ( not over the green peppers).
  7. Pour the tomato sauce evenly over the peppers.
  8. Cook on low for 6 to 8 hours.
  9. If desired sprinkle cheese over the tops, place lid on crockpot and wait five minutes for cheese to melt.
  10. Serve and enjoy.