Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Czech Stuffed Green Peppers


2½ hours, 1 hour prep, serves 8 , 8 Stuffed Peppers


  1. Preheat oven to 350 F (175 C). Cut tops off of peppers & remove seeds & membranes from inside. (See Note Below).
  2. In a skillet over med heat, sauté 1 chopped onion till tender.
  3. In a lrg bowl, combine ground beef, sauteed onion, cooked rice & eggs. Season w/parsley, salt & pepper. Mix well & stuff into peppers. Place in a lrg roasting pan.
  4. Heat oil in a lrg saucepan over med heat. Sauté 2 chopped onions till soft & translucent. Stir in tomatoes. Season w/peppercorns, allspice berries, ground allspice, oregano, marjoram, salt & pepper.
  5. Cook over med heat for 15-20 minutes. Pour over peppers in roasting pan. Cover & bake for 1 1/2 hours.
  6. Remove peppers & transfer sauce to a blender (or use hand blender). Pureé sauce till smooth. Pour sauce back into pan & reheat. Whisk in sour cream just before serving.

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