I want to think everyone for their prayer and well wishes for my family and myself . Everything is wel in my little corner of the world . Had a very severe storm , knocked out the web service in our area , wires were replaced about 20 or 30 square miles , so I heard . As you know , businesses first .
Did a lot of reading and cooking . I will be visiting and catching up with all of you .
Again I thank you . Nee
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 15 min. MAKES: 4 servings
4 large green peppers
1 cup uncooked orzo pasta
1 pound bulk Italian sausage
1/2 cup chopped red onion
2 teaspoons minced garlic
2 cups marinara or spaghetti sauce
1 medium tomato, chopped
1/4 cup minced fresh basil or 1 tablespoon dried basil
2 teaspoons dried rosemary, crushed
1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
1 . Cut tops off peppers and remove seeds. In a Dutch oven, cook peppers in boiling water for 3-5 minutes. Drain and rinse in cold water; set aside.
2 . Cook orzo according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook sausage and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Drain.
3 . Drain orzo; stir into meat mixture. Add the marinara sauce, tomato, basil, rosemary and pepper flakes. Spoon into peppers.
4 . Place in a greased 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish. Cover and bake at 350° for 10 minutes. Uncover; sprinkle with cheeses. Bake 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted .