Smoked Sausage And Orzo Stuffed Peppers

Everyone gets their own personal dinner tucked into a delicious sweet pepper.

AVERAGE CUSTOMER RATING

  • Prep Time

    15 Minutes

  • Cook Time

    25 Minutes

  • Makes

    6

Ingredients

1 Tbsp.

Olive Oil

1 Pkg.

Hillshire Farm® Smoked Sausage, cut into 1/4 inch wide, half moons

1

Medium Onion, 1/2 inch diced

1 Clove

Garlic, minced

1 Tbsp.

Italian Seasoning

1 Tbsp.

White Wine Vinegar

2 Cups

Orzo Pasta, cooked according to package directions

1 Tsp.

Salt

1 Tsp.

Pepper

1/2 Cup

Shredded Mozzarella Cheese

1 3/4 Cup

Marinara Sauce

1/4 Tsp.

Cinnamon

6

Bell Peppers

Preparation

1

Heat oven to 400°F.

2

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add smoked sausage, onion, garlic and Italian seasoning and cook for 6-9 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onions are soft and smoked sausage is brown. Stir in white wine vinegar, cooked orzo, salt, pepper and ¼ cup mozzarella; remove from heat and set aside.

3

Mix together the marinara sauce and cinnamon and stir ¼ cup of the sauce into the skillet. Spoon remaining sauce into the bottom of a 9x9-inch baking dish.

4

Cut the tops off of the peppers, remove the seeds, stuff them with the orzo-smoked sausage mixture and place in baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining mozzarella cheese and bake until heated through, 25 minutes.