Meal Kit

Creamy Beef Bolognese Stuffed Peppers

with mozzarella and Parmesan

Prep & Cook Time: 35-45 min.

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Cook Within: 5 days

Contains: Milk, Wheat

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When we were kids, we were always confusing "Bolognese" with "bologna." (We were strange children.) No phony bologna sandwiches-with-names here… ground beef, cheese, tomato, and rich marinara fill these peppers with a combination of flavor that can't be beat. And gooey mozzarella on top. This meal has only one name: delicious.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 3 Green Bell Peppers
  • 10 oz. Ground Beef
  • 1 Roma Tomato
  • 4 oz. Marinara Sauce
  • 1 Shallot
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    1 oz. Shredded Mozzarella
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    1 oz. Cream Cheese
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    ¼ cup Italian Panko Blend
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    ½ oz. Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • ½ tsp. Garlic Salt

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cooking Spray
  • 1 Medium Non-Stick Pan
  • 1 Baking Sheet

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F

Customize It Instructions

  • If using ground turkey, break up until turkey reaches minimum internal temperature, 6-8 minutes.

  • If using Italian sausage, remove from casing, if necessary. Break up sausage until no pink remains and sausage reaches minimum internal temperature, 4-6 minutes. 

  1. 1

    Start the Peppers

    Stem peppers, halve lengthwise, and remove seeds and ribs.

    Place pepper halves on prepared baking sheet and top with 1 tsp. olive oil and a pinch of pepper. Massage oil and seasoning into peppers. Flip pepper halves cut-side down.

    Roast in hot oven until tender, but still crisp, 13-15 minutes.

    While peppers roast, continue recipe.

  2. 2

    Start Filling and Prepare Ingredients

    Place a medium non-stick pan over medium-high heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil.

    Add ground beef, 1/4 tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper to hot pan. Stir occasionally, breaking up meat, until no pink remains and beef reaches a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 4-6 minutes.

    While beef cooks, core tomato and cut into 1/2" dice.

    Peel and mince shallot.

  3. 3

    Finish the Filling

    Add tomatoes and shallots to hot pan. Stir occasionally until browned, 3-4 minutes.

    Stir in marinara, softened cream cheese, 1/4 cup water, garlic salt, and 1/4 tsp. salt. Bring to a simmer.

    Once simmering, stir often until creamy and slightly reduced, 2-3 minutes.

    Remove from burner.

  4. 4

    Finish the Peppers

    Remove baking sheet from oven. Carefully flip peppers cut-side up. Peppers will be hot! Use a utensil. Distribute filling evenly among pepper halves and top with mozzarella and panko. If peppers are too large to fill completely, fill 4 halves and roast 3-4 minutes longer. Remaining pepper is yours to use as you please!

    Roast again in hot oven until cheese is lightly browned and bubbly and peppers are fully tender, 9-11 minutes.

  5. 5

    Finish the Dish

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, garnishing peppers with Parmesan. Bon appétit!

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