Shrimp Stuffed Peppers

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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