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Stuffed Peppers Recipe

Indulge in the savory delight of stuffed peppers filled with a flavorful mixture of ground beef, rice, tomatoes, onions, and spices, topped with melted cheese, for the perfect comfort food experience.

Stuffed Peppers on a plate
Colorful, flavorful, and oh-so-satisfying! Dive into a delicious journey with our mouthwatering stuffed peppers recipe.

Ingredients for Stuffed Peppers

  • 1/2 c. uncooked white or brown rice
  • 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling
  • 1 medium yellow onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp. tomato paste
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 (14.5-oz.) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 tsp. dried oregano
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 6 bell peppers, tops and cores removed
  • 1 c. shredded Monterey jack
  • Chopped fresh parsley, for serving


  • • Preheat oven to 400°. In a small saucepan, prepare rice according to package instructions.
  • • Meanwhile, in a large skillet over medium heat, heat oil. Cook onion, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 7 minutes. Stir in garlic and tomato paste and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 1 minute more. Add ground beef and cook, breaking up meat with a wooden spoon, until no longer pink, about 6 minutes. Drain excess fat
  • • Stir in rice and diced tomatoes, season with oregano, salt, and pepper. Let simmer, stirring occasionally, until liquid has reduced slightly, about 5 minutes.
  • • Arrange peppers, cut side up, in a 13″x9″ baking dish and drizzle with oil. Spoon beef mixture into each pepper. Top with cheese, then cover baking dish with foil.
  • • Bake peppers until tender, about 35 minutes. Uncover and continue to bake until cheese is bubbly, about 10 minutes more.
  • • Top with parsley before serving.

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