SPECIAL STUFFED PEPPER SOUP
I thought I’d save some time by simply adding the rice to the soup & letting it cook in the broth…it absorbed all the liquid, and the recipe isn’t soup anymore! It turned out more like a stew, and has an absolutely wonderful taste! I may not ever make regular stuffed peppers again!
When the leaves start to fall and the air turns nippy, who doesn’t love to come home from a hard day of work or play to a hearty bowl of red pepper soup that’s chock full of savory seasoned beef? You never know who might come by the house unexpectedly and this fantastic slow cooker dish makes setting an extra place or two at the table easy-peasy.
Wonderful stuff! If I could give this 10 stars, i would. I made a few changes and it came out tasting exactly like stuffed peppers. I did not use sage,my opinion is sage does not belong in this dish. I did use 1 tsp oregano,1 tsp basil, 1 tsp garlic powder and 1/2 tsp accent. I also cooked the rice in the mixture and used 1/2 beef broth too. It did come out very thick but that is how we like it. Next time i will add a small can of tomato paste because i like more of a tomato flavor. I did not add taco seasoning like others did. Next time i will try this with cabbage. Thanks for the great recipe.
All of the ingredients of a traditionally stuffed pepper are still used in this recipe, but you get to skip the time-consuming steps of stuffing a whole bunch of peppers. We also love the gorgeous, deep red color of this soup and how simple ground beef makes this dish a real meal – trust us, this fills you up!
Such an AWESOME recipe!! I add a little twist to mine though. Even though I cook my rice first before adding it to the mix, I do find there is quite a bit of absorption of the juice, taking away from the soup. So what I do is add, depending on the quantity I am making, a few cans of beef broth. I think using the beef, with the chicken broth, adds a little compliment to the entire mix making a great meld of flavors! Using the extra broth keeps this soup, just what it is, soup and not a rice mush.
The combination of sweet peppers, tomatoes, and caramelized onions with browned and seasoned beef are both budget-friendly and right on time when you don’t have any to spare! Three hours in your slow cooker turn these flavors into an effortlessly easy meal that is sure to warm your heart and your stomach – guaranteed.
My husband first tasted stuffed pepper soup in a restaurant and we both loved it. I checked allrecipes.com and found this one and feel like I hit a jackpot. It is not only very easy to prepare but it tastes just like we had. Thank you for sharing your recipes. I have also given this recipe to 7 co-workers. All of them are coming back with rave reviews.Gail B
1 pound lean ground beef
1 (15 oz.) can tomato sauce
1 (14.5 oz.) can diced tomatoes with garlic and onions
3 cups beef broth
1 cup cooked rice
1 yellow onion, finely chopped
1 green bell pepper, seeds removed, chopped
1 red bell pepper, seeds removed, chopped
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1 bay leaf
Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
Brown beef in a large pan or skillet over medium-high heat, then drain all but 2 tablespoons of fat and set aside.
Return skillet to heat and sauté onions until softened and translucent. Season with salt and pepper.
Place beef and onions in slow cooker, then add in tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, beef broth, rice and bell peppers …