Recipe of the Week! - August 20th

Smoked Sausage and Orzo Stuffed Peppers

All of the ingredients required for the following recipe are available at the Brook Village Grocery.


Prep 15 m

Cook 25 m

Ready In 40 m


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 package A1 Sausage of your choice, cut into 1/4-inch-wide half moons

  • 1 medium onion, 1/2-inch dice

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning

  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar

  • 2 cups orzo pasta, cooked according to package directions

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

  • 1 3/4 cups marinara sauce

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 6 bell peppers


  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add smoked sausage, onion, garlic and Italian seasoning and cook for 6-9 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onions are soft and smoked sausage is brown. Stir in white wine vinegar, cooked orzo, salt, pepper and 1/4 cup mozzarella; remove from heat and set aside.

  3. Mix together the marinara sauce and cinnamon and stir 1/4 cup of the sauce into the skillet. Spoon remaining sauce into the bottom of a 9x9-inch baking dish.

  4. Cut the tops off of the peppers, remove the seeds, stuff them with the orzo-smoked sausage mixture and place in baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining mozzarella cheese and bake until heated through, 25 minutes.

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