Cubanelle Peppers

Stuffed Italian-Style

Packed with flavorful, Italian-inspired sausage and rice mixture and baked until tender, these peppers will become a favorite.

step 1

Preheat the oven to 400°F. Prepare a baking dish by lightly spraying with oil. Set aside.

step 2

Brown sausage in a large skillet. Once mostly cooked, add onion and sauté until softened and translucent.

step 3

Stir in garlic; cook for 1 minute. Add marinara sauce (or crushed tomatoes) and ¾ cup vegetable or chicken stock; stir to combine.

step 4

Stir in cooked rice until fully combined. Mix in mozzarella cheese & cayenne pepper. Taste and season with salt if needed.

step 5

Fill each pepper to the top. You may have extra filling depending on the size of your peppers. See notes in post for other uses.

step 6

Place each pepper carefully on its side in prepared baking dish. Pour remaining ¼ cup stock in the dish.

step 7

Cover tightly with foil and bake for 40-45 minutes or until peppers are tender.