Francesca's Unstuffed Bell Peppers

by Francesca Hutchinson


  1. * if using fresh garlic then saute in 2 teaspoons oil first.
  2. For Soup
  3. Combine everything, with the exception of the cheese, in one pot.
  4. Bring up to a boil, then reduce heat to a simmer. Simmer for 20 minutes.
  5. Serve hot. Top with your favorite cheese, if desired.
  6. Serving size is measured as 1 cup. You can add more water if you like it "soupier"
  7. For Casserole
  8. *** Use 2/3 the amount of water for casserole
  9. Combine everything, with the exception of cheese, in one bowl.
  10. Let sit, 15 minutes, to rehydrate.
  11. Pour into casserole dish and top with cheese.
  12. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes.
Total Time:
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
25 min
5 min
20 min
* Adjusting the servings on a recipe adjusts only the first measurement for each ingredient, and does not adjust any measurements in the directions.