Slow-Cooker Stuffed Peppers

From Cook's Country | August/September 2011

Why this recipe works:

Try cooking a stuffed pepper in a slow cooker, and chances are you’ll get a mealy, slumped pepper that spills its soggy, bland rice filling. Our first plan of attack was to amp up the flavor. Adding a bold tomato sauce to the slow cooker seasoned the peppers as they cooked, and stirring a… read more

Try cooking a stuffed pepper in a slow cooker, and chances are you’ll get a mealy, slumped pepper that spills its soggy, bland rice filling. Our first plan of attack was to amp up the flavor. Adding a bold tomato sauce to the slow cooker seasoned the peppers as they cooked, and stirring a small amount of the sauce into the filling provided an additional punch of flavor. As for the rice, Arborio, our go-to for risotto, turned creamy, not mushy, in the filling, unlike spindly long-grain.

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Serves 4

Ingredients

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