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Stuffed Green Peppers

Easy, filling and delicious these Stuffed Green Peppers are a simple supper recipe that uses minimal ingredients and gets on the dinner table fast!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 3 people
Calories: 716kcal
Author: Tornadough Alli


  • 3 medium/large green peppers
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 cup cooked rice
  • 1 15 oz can tomato sauce, divided
  • 1 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese divided
  • 2 tsp dried minced onion
  • Salt and pepper


  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Slice tops off of your peppers and remove seeds and membranes.
  • In large pot, fill with water, add your peppers and bring to a boil and boil for about 5 minutes.
  • Remove with thongs and set aside.
  • In large saute pan brown your ground beef until no longer pink, drain.
  • Stir in cooked rice, 1/2 can tomato sauce, 1 cup cheese, minced onion, salt and pepper until combined and cheese is melted.
  • Add peppers to a baking dish and stuff evenly with mixture.
  • Pour remaining tomato sauce over tops of peppers and bake in oven for 15 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese and return to oven for about 5 minutes until cheese is melted and starting to brown.


Calories: 716kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 43g | Fat: 49g | Saturated Fat: 24g | Cholesterol: 167mg | Sodium: 459mg | Potassium: 744mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 20.1% | Vitamin C: 119% | Calcium: 46% | Iron: 21.3%