Stuffed Hungarian Peppers with Sausage
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  • 6cups day-old bread, grated
  • 1pound DiRusso’s® Real Italian Sausage Links or Patties
  • 1/3cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2cup flat leaf parsley, chopped
  • 1/4cup (approx.) vegetable or olive oil
  • 1/2teaspoon salt
  • 1/4teaspoon black pepper
  • 4cloves garlic, minced
  • 3pounds (approx.) Hungarian peppers
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Cut the tops off peppers and take out the seeds and ribs.
  3. Remove casings from sausage links. In a frying pan, cook sausage over medium heat breaking with a wooden spoon to crumble the sausage. Add garlic and sauté.
  4. In a bowl, combine grated bread, sausage, garlic, parsley, and Parmesan cheese. Drizzle in enough oil to lightly moisten bread mixture. Add egg and mix.
  5. Stuff the peppers 3/4 full (use the end of wooden spoon to pack in stuffing).
  6. Place pepper in a single layer in a baking pan. Rub the outsides of peppers with oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Drizzle oil over peppers.
  7. Bake for 30 minutes, turn peppers over, bake approximately 15 minutes or until the peppers are golden brown.
Recipe Notes
  • Spoon marinara sauce over the peppers the last 10 minutes, if desired.
  • The cut off tops of the peppers can be chopped, pan fried and added to the stuffing, if desired.