Stuffed Pepper Soup

If stuffed peppers are one of your favourite meals why not try it as a soup? This recipe has all of the same comforting flavours and textures as stuffed peppers but it’s a lot quicker and easier to make.

 

Ingredients

  • 3 cups of cooked rice
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 4 cloves chopped garlic
  • 1 – 28 oz. can of diced tomatoes
  • 16 oz. tomato sauce
  • 3 cups of reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tsp. Italian seasoning
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Method

  1. Heat a large pot over a medium heat and add in the ground beef.
  2. Season the meat with some salt and pepper and then mix it all together, breaking up the meat with the back of your spoon until you have crumbles.
  3. Once the meat has browned, add in the peppers, onions, and garlic and cook for another 5 minutes or until the veggies have just began to feel tender.
  4. Add in the diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, chicken broth, Italian seasoning and a little more salt and pepper.
  5. Turn the heat to high and bring it all to a boil and then reduce it back down to a simmer and cook for 25 minutes.
  6. Scoop into your favourite bowl and top with 1/3 cup of the rice.

Makes 6 – 8 servings.