Tuna Rice Peppers

Serves 6
This recipe appeared on the River® White Rice package around 1969.

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1 cup boiling water
6 green bell peppers
1 can (10 oz.) tuna packed in water, drained and flaked
1 cup Mahatma® White Rice
2 Tbsps onion, grated
3/4 cup American cheese, grated
3/4 cup milk
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp hot pepper sauce
1/3 cup water
tomato sauce, optional

Cooking Directions

Preheat oven to 350°F. Prepare rice according to package instructions.

Remove stems from green peppers, making a large hole in the top. Scoop out the seeds and membranes. Cook peppers in boiling water for about 10-minutes; drain well.

Drain and flake tuna; stir in rest of ingredients (including cooked rice); except water. Mix well and pack into peppers. Place stuffed peppers in shallow baking dish. Pour water around peppers. Bake for 30-minutes. If desired, serve with tomato sauce.