Stuffed Pepper Soup II
Stuffed peppers in a soup bowl. Tastes just like stuffed peppers! Garnish with parsley.
- Serves: 4 persons
- 1cup chopped onion
- ¼cup chopped celery
- 1clove garlic, minced
- 2cups chopped green bell pepper
- 2tablespoons vegetable oil
- ½pound lean ground beef
- 1(16 ounce) can crushed tomatoes
- ½cup tomato juice
- ¼cup uncooked white rice
- 3cups water
- 2tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
- 2teaspoons white sugar
- 1teaspoon salt
- 1teaspoon ground black pepper
- ¼teaspoon ground cinnamon
Step 1Saute onion, celery, garlic, and green pepper in oil until just tender. Do not brown. Stir beef into vegetables; cook until beef is browned, about 10 minutes. Stir in rice.
Step 2Add tomatoes, juice, water, parsley, sugar, salt, and pepper to the browned beef mixture. Cover, and simmer 45 minutes or until rice is cooked. Adjust liquid if necessary. Stir in cinnamon. Taste for seasoning. Garnish each serving with a parsley sprig.