I tried making stuffed peppers once in my crockpot... it was a failure...
So I was a bit nervous, concerned, scared, etc. when I decided to try them again, using a different recipe of course.
I hate when recipes don't turn out well cause then I feel like it was a huge waste of time and food. And when you're on a budget and weekly menu, having a failed recipe is just.. annoying, frustrating.
But, this time was different.
Starting off, I was nervous. I wasn't following a "true"recipe. More like, "I threw together some left overs and random spices and put them in the peppers". If you know me, I have a hard time trying a new recipe without a step by step guide. This was definitely hard for me. :)
I had some left over black rice (super yummy & healthy), chicken with fajita seasoning and found some corn in my freezer. Mixed all of that together, then stuffed it in the peppers (which I had sauteed lightly ahead of time, just enough for the edges to get darker). The original recipe had grilled them, but I didn't have time to do that but I think I will next time. Topped it with cheese, but only on Eli's, of course! Then put them in to broil for just a few minutes, to warm it all up and melt the cheese. And they were delicious! Even as left overs the next day.
Unfortunately, I forgot to get an after picture. But trust me, it was good.