Stuffed Green Peppers (Oven Bag)

         Yield: 6 Servings
Categories: Hamburger, Beef

1 tb Flour 4 cn (6 oz. each) tomato paste 1 c Water 1 tb Sugar 1/2 c Chopped onion 1 cl Garlic,minced 1 1/2 lb Ground beef 1 c Grated Cheddar cheese 1 1/2 c Cooked rice 1 1/2 ts Salt 1/4 ts Pepper 6 md Green peppers Preheat oven to 350 degrees.Place large size (14 X 20") oven cooking bag in 12 X 8 X 2 baking dish.In small bowl,combine flour, tomato paste,water and sugar.Reserve 1/3 cup tomato sauce for meat mixture;pour remaining sauce into bag.Brown ground beef in skillet.Add onion and garlic;cook until transparent.Drain excess fat.Stir in cheese,rice,salt,pepper and tomato sauce.Remove tops and seeds from green peppers;stuff with meat mixture.Place stuffed peppers in bag.Close bag with nylon tie;make 6 half-inch slits in top.Bake 30 to 40 minutes or until peppers are tender.To serve, spoon sauce over stuffed peppers.Serves 6.