Sunday, July 10, 2011

Stuffed Peppers

It's been a long time since I've posted a new recipe...a really long time. I've been re-cooking many of the favorites I've already shared (we are serious creatures of habit), but honestly we've also been eating out a lot too. Blame it on a day job with some long hours - and you'd think I'd be taking advantage of having a hot meal ready for me at the end of the day, but instead I just can't even get myself to menu plan and grocery shop on a regular basis.

But...I was inspired by my friend Kim who recently cooked stuffed peppers and they sounded so yummy! This is a variation of her recipe - and this would normally go against my I-shouldn't-have-to-precook-to-cook-in-the-crockpot, but it really instead was a desire to avoid turning on my Houston...where it's sweltering hot...and my A/C already runs round the clock. And I have to say, I am learning to appreciate my crockpot on a whole new level when it allows me to "bake" without turning on the oven. 

So here's the recipe...