24 Nov | All

Italian Steak Stuffed Peppers

preparation time

10

cook time

35

portions

4


Italian steak stuffed peppers are the ultimate complete meal with meat, veggies, and rice – you can even eat the bowl! Easy to make, delicious to eat.

 

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 bell peppers, cut in half, seeds removed
  • 1 Tbsp. avocado oil
  • 12 oz. Verde Simply Sear It! Steakhouse Steak Strips, sauce reserved
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 medium zucchini, shredded and squeezed dry
  • 1 tsp. dried Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 can (15 oz.) petite diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 cup cooked rice
  • 1/2 cup shredded parmesan cheese

 

DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oven to 400°F. Place peppers, cut side down, in a baking dish. Add enough water to the pan to cover the bottom.
  • Cover pan with foil and bake for 15 minutes. Remove foil, drain water and flip pepper cut side up.
  • Meanwhile, heat oil in a skillet over medium heat; add beef strips, onion, zucchini, Italian seasoning and salt, cook for 3-5 minutes or until vegetables have softened. 
  • Stir in tomatoes, rice, and reserved steakhouse sauce. Stir until combined.
  • Divide mixture evenly between pepper halves. Sprinkle each with 1 tablespoon parmesan cheese.
  • Bake an additional 20 minutes or until peppers are tender and cheese is melted.

 

TIP: To remove excess moisture from the zucchini place the shreds in a clean kitchen towel and squeeze over the sink. This step prevents the filling from being too wet.