6 medium green peppers 1 lb ground beef 1 chopped onion 1 (6 7/8 ounce) box of Rice-a-Roni mix, Spanish flavour 1 (16 ounce) can tomato sauce 1 teaspoon sugar 1 (14 1/2 ounce) can tomatoes (for use in making the rice) 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese or 1 cup American cheese
Remove tops and seeds from peppers; parboil peppers for 5 minutes and drain. Place peppers in a baking dish. Combine ground beef and onion and cook together until done. Drain and set aside. Prepare Rice-A-Roni according to package directions. When rice is done,combine it with the beef and onion. Fill peppers with rice mixture. Mix the 1 teaspoons sugar with the tomato sauce and pour this AROUND the peppers (not over). Cover the baking dish. Bake at 350°F for 35 minutes and then uncover and top with the shredded cheese. Bake uncovered for about 5 minutes more to melt cheese. Serve with the tomato sauce.