Halloween Jack-O-Lantern Stuffed Peppers

Halloween Jack-O-Lantern Stuffed Peppers Recipe



This fun recipe is great for your Halloween party, or a spooky dinner at home.

Made with bell peppers, ground beef, whole wheat bread, egg, onion, tomato, garlic, chili sauce, yellow mustard, Worcestershire sauce, salt, and pepper.

This kid friendly meal will be a hit with your family or guests. They are easy and fun to make.

What is a Jack-O-Lantern

Every year, as Halloween approaches and the first pumpkin of the season is picked from a pumpkin patch, children and adults all over the world begin to think about how they will carve their jack-o-lanterns.

The origins of these pumpkins are not widely known outside North America but we do know that some cultures believe that carving them into scary faces wards off evil spirits. This tradition has become an integral part of our modern day celebrations on October 31st.

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Red bell peppers stuffed with ground beef with Halloween Jack-o-lantern faces carved in them. In a metal bowl.



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Halloween Jack-O-Lantern Stuffed Peppers

Halloween Jack-O-Lantern Stuffed Peppers

Nesting Lane Indulge
Halloween Jack-O-Lantern Stuffed Peppers Recipe. This fun recipe is great for your Halloween party, or a spooky dinner at home. This kid friendly meal will be a hit with your family or guests. They are easy and fun to make.
5 from 15 votes
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 25 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350° F
  • Prepare an 8×8 baking dish by greasing.
  • In a mixing bowl, add ground beef, cubed bread, egg, onion, tomato, chili sauce, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, salt, and black pepper. Gently mix.
  • Using a sharp knife, cut jack-o-lantern faces into each bell pepper.
  • Cut the top off of each pepper.
  • Using a spoon, scoop out the centers of each pepper
  • Fill each pepper with ground beef mixture. Don't pack it.
  • In prepared baking dish, arrange the peppers so they are upright.
  • In preheated oven, bake approximately 1 hour, or until the bell peppers are tender, and the filling is cooked through.

Notes

Yield: 6 peppers

Nutrition

Calories: 265.6kcalCarbohydrates: 23.3gProtein: 18.6gFat: 11.3gSaturated Fat: 4.1gCholesterol: 78.3mgSodium: 752.2mgPotassium: 644.2mgFiber: 4.4gSugar: 8.3gCalcium: 68.3mgIron: 3.2mg
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