Pick These Peppers!
Have you been invited to a Memorial Day cookout or are you planning to celebrate at home this year? Try this picnic-perfect dish -- bell peppers stuffed with couscous and ground beef.
Colorful peppers fill the bill
The summer season wouldn't be the same without the bounty of so many types of colorful peppers — especially bell peppers. They're perfect as a garnish in salad, sliced and used to scoop up fresh dips or, even better, as part of the main dish.
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Fill 'er up
Stuffed bell peppers are versatile, too. You can stuff them with any variety of things that sound appealing to you! Mix in some corn and salsa or even brown rice and veggies. They can be made with or without meat, but this recipe includes ground beef paired with couscous as the main filling. These are easy to make, colorful to present and super-scrumptious to enjoy.
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All about the holiday
Take some time prior to Memorial Day, to teach your kids about the meaning behind the holiday. If you plan to have a get-together, it might be nice to work with your kids to create some colorful flag decorations or favors. As you're crafting, discuss the meaning of the day and, even, the meaning behind the symbols of the American flag. Here is a cute craft for colorful flag fans that you can easily put together. Have your kids make one for each of your party guests.
Bell peppers stuffed with couscous and ground beef
These stuffed peppers are perfect for dinner or for a picnic or get-together!
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