Preparation time: 30 minutes
Cooking time: 5 hours
Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
4 bell peppers (any color)
1 lb hamburg
1 box of Zatarain's Red Beans & Rice
16oz. Jar of salsa
1 TBS hot sauce
2 cups shredded Colby, Monterey Jack, and cheddar mix (divided)
Start the rice and beans cooking by following the directions on the box.
Cut the top off the peppers and remove the core. Place in the bottom of the slow cooker.
Brown and drain the Hamburg.
Mix in beans and rice , salsa, hot sauce, and 1 1/2 cups of the cheese.
Fill peppers with the mixture and dump the rest around the peppers
Cook on high for 5 hours. Top with remaining cheese and cilantro and serve.