Monday, August 16, 2010

Stuffed Banana Peppers

Stuffed Banana Peppers

1 egg
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
1 pound Italian sausage
1 pound Ground beef
1 1/2 cups bread crumbs
1 cup tomato sauce

Mix all above ingredients well. Wash 12 large banana peppers then cut tops off, then remove seeds and hollow. I cook cleaned peppers in microwave on high for 2 minutes then cool. Or you can boil peppers in boiling salted water for 5 minutes until tender but still firm.  With a jerky shooter I shoot the meat mixture into the peppers and then freeze on cookie sheets and put in bags in freezer for later use.

Marinara Sauce

1/2 cup chopped bell or banana pepper
2 Tblsp butter
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped celery
1 can crushed tomatoes (28 oz)
1 can tomato sauce ( 8 oz)
2 cloves garlic
1 tsp dried basil
1 tsp dried oregano
salt and pepper to taste

Heat butter ina medium skillet.
Saute chopped pepper, onion and celery until tender. Approximately 3 to 5 minutes.
Stir in crushed tomatoes and tomato sauce and garlic.
Season with basil, oregano, salt and pepper.
Simmer uncovered for 10 minutes to reduce.

Defrost frozen peppers and place in 9 X 13 inch baking pan. Pour sace over top of peppers and bake uncovered in a preheated 350 degree oven for 1 hour or until meat stuffing is done. The last 10 minutes of baking I sprinkle a small amount of Mazarella or Parmesan cheese over the top to melt.

Blessings from The Holler

The Canned Quilter


  1. Hello!

    I enjoy your blog.

    Tomatoes are ready in East Texas, so time to do something with them. I am trying to find your salsa recipe, but when I click on the link something else comes up intead. Can you please send me the recipe via email?

  2. I'm gonna try these, we always have an abundance of peppers. Thanks!

  3. Hi, I have made your pickled pullet eggs before and was going to make more. When I click on the recipe it brings up the stuffed bell peppers.

    Could you please repost it.


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