Pasta Stuffed Peppers-shared from A Foodie Fairytale
8 oz small pasta(I used orzo)
14 oz can diced Italian diced tomatoes
1 small onion, diced
1 garlic clove, minced
2 tbsp olive oil,divided
1/4 cup raisins(omitted)
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
1 tsp Italian seasoning
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese(omitted)
1/2 cup breadcrumbs(omitted)
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Cook Pasta according to package directions. Drain.
Place oil in pan and heat. Add in onions and cook for about 5 mins. Add in garlic, tomatoes, raisins and spices. Simmer for 10-15 minutes. Add in drained pasta and mix well. Place mixture in peppers.
Combine bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, and 1 tbsp olive oil, stir to combine. Place on top of stuffed peppers. Place about one inch of water in the bottom of a 9x13 inch pan. Place peppers inside and cover tightly with foil. Bake for about 30 mins.
**Amy says that the raisins really added to the dish as odd as they sound...I thought I had some, but apparently the boys ate them! We did really like this regardless though, but next time I will use a bigger pasta as I felt like something was missing...besides the meat!