Stuffed Bell Peppers

First things first start with the rice, follow the instructions on the box (takes about 25 minutes to cook) while the rice cooks you can cook the meat…
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Also preheat oven to 350.

You will need 1 pound of ground chicken
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You will also need 4 Bell Peppers  (any color) washed, seeded and the tops cut off and then cut off some of the bottom so that the pepper will sit flat and not fall over
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Then take the tops you cut off the pepper and cut around the stem and cut the pepper part and discard the stem.
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Chop up the tops that you cut off the stem, Set aside. Also chop up a yellow onion, set aside as well
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add meat to a preheated skillet to med high heat
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add salt and pepper to taste and grind meat up
cook for about 5-7 minutes.

Add onion and chopped up pepper tops to Chicken, add salt and pepper as well, to taste. (ground chicken is so blah, that I do layers of salt and pepper) cook for about 5-7 minutes until onions are translucent
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once rice is cooked, add it to the chicken mixture.
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Get a dutch oven or an oven proof, deep pot or baking dish and put peppers in pot
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fill them with meat, rice mixture. There will be leftover meat and rice, so just put that on the sides of pepper and fill pot.
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Then take a 14.5 oz can of diced tomatoes and pour them over peppers, Chicken and Rice

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Then take about 1 cup of Cheese, you can use mozzarella, or pepper jack or whatever you fancy and sprinkle it over the peppers
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cover peppers and bake at 350 for 30 minutes.
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Take out of oven and let peppers sit to cool for a few minutes before plating
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