Stuffed Bell Pepper Soup
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 15 minutes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
If you like stuffed bell peppers, you might like the soup version even more!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 1 - lb(s) ground beef
  • 1 - Tbsp minced onion
  • 1 - tsp garlic powder
  • 2 - green bell pepper(s)
  • 1 - red bell pepper(s)
  • 1 - 15 oz. can(s) diced tomatoes
  • 1 - 15 oz. can(s) tomato sauce
  • 2 - cup(s) beef broth
  • 1 - tsp dried basil
  • 1 - tsp dried oregano
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 1 - cup(s) uncooked white rice**
  • Side: - salad**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Open and drain the can of diced tomatoes and the can of tomato sauce.
  2. Seed and chop the green bell pepper and red bell pepper.
  3. In a large saucepan, brown the ground beef with the minced onion and garlic powder. Drain and return to saucepan. Stir in the chopped bell peppers, diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, beef broth, dried basil and dried oregano. Bring to boil, then stir in the uncooked rice. Cover and cook for 20 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Prepare the salad.
  5. Serve Stuffed Bell Pepper Soup with salad.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Brown 2 lbs. ground beef with 2 Tbsp minced onion and 2 tsp garlic powder. Let cool.
  2. Seed and chop 4 green bell peppers and 2 red bell peppers.
  3. Open 2 cans of diced tomatoes and 2 cans of tomato sauce. Drain the diced tomatoes.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • Half of the browned ground beef
  • Half of the chopped bell peppers
  • 15 oz. can diced tomatoes
  • 15 oz. can tomato sauce
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp dried oregano

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring all of the contents of the baggie into large saucepan or Dutch oven. Bring to bubbling, then stir in the uncooked white rice and cook for 20 minutes.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when served with dairy-free sides.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when served with gluten-free sides.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Stuffed Bell Pepper Soup

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and add contents of baggie to large saucepan or Dutch oven. Bring to bubbling, then stir in the uncooked white rice and cook for 20 minutes.
Serve with salad.

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