From-The-Freezer Stuffed Peppers with White Beans
Stuffed peppers are often soggy and tasteless, and freezing them only makes matters worse. We set out to make great-tasting peppers that would freeze well.
Why This Recipe Works
Stuffed peppers are often soggy and tasteless, and freezing them only makes matters worse. For a recipe that delivered great-tasting stuffed peppers that would freeze well, we used potent stuffing ingredients like beans, Parmesan cheese, and fresh herbs. We found it best to bake the frozen stuffed peppers straight from the freezer, and to prevent them from swimming in a sea of juice while baking, we stuffed half of the peppers and elevated them on a broiler pan. We roasted them skin side up (covering the filling with foil to hold it in place) and poked drainage holes in the foil to keep the skin from becoming tough. We then simply turned the stuffed peppers over to melt the final layer of cheese.