Make Ahead

Stuffed Red Peppers ,Creole.

August 28, 2010
0 Ratings
  • Serves 2
Author Notes

Actually this is not my recipe this recipe I found from my Aunt’s recipe note book (more than 50 years old) she stayed with her husband in USA for more than 20 years and she says this is one of her favorite recipe and she always make when she was in usa .And she found this recipe idea in 1959 from a news paper written by food editor Clementine Paddleford.( She made Clementine recipe with little changes ) —pauljoseph

What You'll Need
  • 4 large peppers
  • ½ clove garlic chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp butter
  • ¼ cup chopped ham
  • ¼ cup water
  • ¼ cup tomato juice
  • ¼ can(1 ounce) tomatoes
  • 1 egg well beaten
  • 1 cup cracker crumbs
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • Bread crumbs
  • Melted butter
  • dash of paprika
  1. Chop 2 peppers leaving in seeds, sauté in butter with garlic and onions until tender.
  2. Add chopped ham , water, tomato juice and tomatoes. Cook until liquid is absorbed .
  3. Stir in egg and cracker crumbs. Season to taste.
  4. Cut off tops and remove seeds from remaining 2 peppers.
  5. Parboil with sugar until slightly tender .
  6. Stuff with the tomato mixture .Cover lightly with bread crumbs ,butter and sprinkle of paprika
  7. Bake at 350°F for 20 minutes or until peppers are piping hot.

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  • sussan

9 Reviews

sussan September 6, 2010
Clementine Paddleford one of the great food editors in the world. fabulous good photos yes You have a real talent for it.
kepey September 6, 2010
We like recipe will make
TheWimpyVegetarian August 31, 2010
This looks delicious!! I saved and plan to make it this week. And absolutely gorgeous photos as usual - are you a professional photographer?
pauljoseph August 31, 2010
Thank you ChezSuzanne .No I am not a professional photographer, but I like photography especially food photography sometime I took photographs for food magazines and usually I send that free
TheWimpyVegetarian August 31, 2010
You have a real talent for it!
josephine L. August 28, 2010
I too agree the best photos,
pauljoseph August 29, 2010
Thank you Josephine
pauljoseph August 28, 2010
Thank you sagegreen usually I try the recipe then take the picture
Sagegreen August 28, 2010
Wonderful. You always have the best photos, too.