Stuffed Peppers with Honey-Garlic Green Peas

Ingredients

  • 2 medium red bell peppers, cut in half with seeds and ribs removed

  • 3/4 c. frozen green peas

  • 3 tsp. minced garlic

  • 1 to 1-1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes

  • 2 tsp. honey

  • 1 c. seasoned and cooked ground meat with peppers and onions

  • 1 egg, lightly beaten

  • 1/3 c. sliced green onions

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°.

  2. Place pepper halves open side up in a baking dish.

  3. Pour 1/2 cup water in the bottom of the dish around the outside of the peppers.

  4. Place peppers in the oven to par cook for a few minutes while preparing the filling.

  5. Place frozen peas in a colander and run warm water over them to thaw.

  6. Once defrosted, cover with a paper towel and gently press down to remove excess water.

  7. In a small bowl, make sauce by combining minced garlic, red pepper flakes and honey.

  8. In a large bowl, combine seasoned meat, peppers and onions from Quick Mole Chili, egg, green onions, peas and honey-garlic sauce.

  9. Mix well, then split this mixture between the pepper halves, stuffing them full.

  10. Loosely cover the dish with foil and place in the oven to cook until egg is set, about 15 to 20 minutes.

Recipe by    Eat Real With Me