Shrimp Stuffed Peppers

Fresh bell peppers overflowing with a mix of sautéed Mississippi Gulf Shrimp, brown rice, onions and pimento olives topped with

shredded cheddar.

 

TIME: 45 minutes

SERVES: 4

SEASON: spring, fall, winter

METHOD: bake

 

INGREDIENTS:

• 16 oz small Mississippi Gulf shrimp, boiled and chopped

• 6 Tbsp butter, divided

• 1 each large onion, chopped

• 4 each bell peppers, tops removed and cored

• 2 cups cooked brown rice

• 8 oz pimento olives, chopped

• 8 oz sharp cheddar cheese, shredded

• salt, to taste

• pepper, to taste

 

DIRECTIONS: 

1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.

2. For softer peppers, parboil for 2 minutes.

3. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat, add butter and onion, and sauté until golden brown. Remove from heat.

4. In a medium bowl, combine shrimp, rice, onion, olives, and remaining butter. Season with salt and pepper

5. Divide mixture between peppers and sprinkle with shredded cheese.

6. Place in baking dish and bake until cheese is melted, about 10 minutes.

 

Serving Suggestion: Serve with garlic bread and Caesar salad.

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