Potato-Stuffed Peppers

For an eye-appealing twist on traditional mashed potatoes, serve this
tempting side alongside ham, chicken or your favorite meat loaf

1 package (22 ounces) frozen mashed potatoes
2 cups whole milk
2 tablespoons butter
1 envelope ranch salad dressing mix
Pepper to taste
4 medium green or red sweet peppers
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
Prepare potatoes with milk and butter according to package directions. Stir in dressing mix and season with pepper; set aside.
Cut peppers in half lengthwise; do not remove the tops. Remove stems and
seeds. Place in an ungreased microwave-safe 13-in. x 9-in. dish.
Cover and microwave on high for 5 minutes. Spoon potatoes into pepper
halves. Cover and microwave on high for 3-4 minutes or until peppers are
tender. Sprinkle with cheese and paprika.

Yield: 8 servings.