Lasagna-Stuffed Peppers

Lasagna-Stuffed Peppers

Ingredients :

  • 4 lasagna noodles
  • 4 large green bell peppers, halved and seeds and veins removed
  • 19 ounces mild Italian sausage
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 (15 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1 egg2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

Directions :

  • Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil.
  • Cook lasagna noodles in the boiling water, stirring occasionally, until tender yet firm to the bite, about 8 minutes.
  • Cut each noodle into 4 equal pieces.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C
  • Line a large baking sheet with aluminum foil; place bell pepper halves on top.
  • Bake in the preheated oven until peppers soften, about 20 minutes.
  • While peppers bake, heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook sausage and onion until browned, about 8 minutes. Add tomato sauce, garlic, and oregano and bring to a simmer.
  • Simmer until thickened, about 5 minutes more.
  • Remove peppers from oven and pour off any excess liquid. Leave oven on.
  • Whisk ricotta cheese, egg, Parmesan cheese, and basil together in a small mixing bowl.
  • Layer each bell pepper half with 2 tablespoons sausage mixture, 1 noodle piece, and 1 tablespoon ricotta mixture. Repeat layers and sprinkle mozzarella cheese on top of each pepper.
  • Place stuffed peppers on the baking sheet.
  • Bake stuffed peppers in the preheated oven until cheese is browned and bubbly, about 25 minutes

ENJOY!

Lasagna-Stuffed Peppers

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