The beef filling has 1/3 cup of Hidden Valley Ranch buttermilk salad dressing and 1/3 cup of bread crumbs per pound of meat. It's an easy ratio to remember. The dressing makes the meat so tender. The meat almost melts in your mouth.
Ranch Burger Stuffed Peppers (makes 6-8)
3 pounds ground beef
1 cup Hidden Valley Ranch Buttermilk Salad Dressing
1 cup fine bread crumbs
1 tsp onion powder
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
6-8 large bell peppers
Prepare the peppers by cutting off the tops and taking out the seeds/core. In a large bowl, mix the remaining ingredients until thoroughly blended. Fill the peppers with the meat mixture. Replace the tops. Place in a baking dish and cover tightly with foil. Bake for 1 1/2 hours at 350 degrees. Remove foil and continue baking for another 30 minutes.