Chorizo Stuffed Bell Peppers
adapted from Delicious Meliscious
- 6 bell peppers, tops cut off and seeded
- 1 pound chorizo sausage
- 1 stalk celery, minced
- 1 carrot, minced
- 1/2 cup chopped onion
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 (14.5 ounce) can tomato sauce
- 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
- 1 tsp dried parsley
- chopped fresh basil
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/3 cup shredded Mozzarella Cheese
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
In a large skillet, cook chorizo until almost brown. Drain fat. Stir in celery, carrots, onions, and garlic. Cook until soft, about 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Stir in tomatoes, Worcestershire sauce, parsley, basil, rice, and water. Cover, and simmer until rice is cooked, about 15 minutes. Remove from heat, & mix in Mozzarella cheese.
Place peppers upright in a baking pan. Stuff each pepper with the chorizo mixture. Sprinkle extra cheese on top.
add the water to the bottom of the pan with extra chorizo stuffing.
Bake in preheated oven about 30 minutes.