Assemble these ahead of time and refrigerate, then bake them when it's time to eat!6
large red, orange and/or yellow bell peppers3 tbsp.
olive oil1 lb.
loose sweet Italian sausage4
plum tomatoes, diced2
red onions, diced3
garlic cloves, minced1 tsp.
dried Italian seasoning
Kosher salt and black pepper, to taste2 c.
cooked brown rice (thawed if frozen)2 c.
shredded mozzarella cheeseStep 1 Cut the tops off the peppers. Remove and discard the stems, then finely chop the tops; set aside. Scoop out the seeds and as much of the membranes as you can. Place the peppers in a microwave safe bowl, add ½ cup water and cover with plastic wrap. Microwave until just beginning to soften, about 12 minutes, then uncover and set aside.