Jefferson County Recipe of the Day: Feta & Spinach Stuffed Peppers

Feta & Spinach Stuffed Peppers – A great-tasting main course recipe!

Feta & Spinach Stuffed Peppers


3 large green peppers
1/2 pound ground beef
1 small onion, chopped
1 – 14 1/2 oz. can diced tomatoes, undrained
2 cups chopped fresh spinach
3/4 cup uncooked whole wheat orzo pasta
2 teaspoons dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
6 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese


~Preheat oven at 350°.

~Cut peppers in half lengthwise and remove seeds. In a Dutch oven, cook peppers in boiling water for 3-5 minutes. Drain and rinse in cold water; invert onto paper towels.

~In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink. Stir in the tomatoes, spinach, orzo, oregano, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer until orzo is tender.

~Spoon into peppers. Place in an 11×7″ baking dish coated with cooking spray. Cover and bake for 30-35 minutes (or until peppers are tender).

~Sprinkle with cheese; bake 5 minutes longer or until cheese is softened.

~Makes 3 servings.

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