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Pizza Stuffed Peppers

Pizza Stuffed Peppers

Pizza Stuffed Peppers



PREP TIME: 15 minutes

TOTAL TIME: 45 minutes


3 large bell peppers
½ pound Italian sausage
½ cup chopped onion 
¾ cup pizza sauce
2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese 
¼ cup sliced black olives 
1 (5-ounce) package HORMEL® Pepperoni Cup N' Crisp 
½ teaspoon Italian seasoning 
½ teaspoon crushed red pepper
Chopped parsley, if desired  


1. Heat oven to 375°F. Cut peppers in half lengthwise. Remove seeds and membrane. Place peppers cut side up in 9x13-inch baking pan.
2. In small skillet, combine Italian sausage and onions. Cook over medium heat 5 to 8 minutes or until sausage is no longer pink, breaking the sausage apart with a spatula.
3. Divide sausage mixture, pizza sauce, cheese, olives, and pepperoni evenly among peppers. Bake 30 to 45 minutes or until cheese is melted. Remove from oven and sprinkle with Italian seasoning and crushed red pepper and parsley, if desired.