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Easy Stuffed Bell Peppers

These delicious Stuffed Bell Peppers come together in a snap using canned ground beef and instant rice
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time55 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy stuffed bell peppers, stuffed bell peppers, stuffed bell peppers recipe
Servings: 6 peppers
Calories: 353kcal
Author: Cery


  • 6 med or large bell peppers any color
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic minced
  • 1 pint ground beef
  • 1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp course ground pepper
  • 1/2 pint marinara sauce 1 cup
  • 1 cup instant rice
  • 1/3 cup shredded Mozzarella cheese


  • Heat oven to 350°F. Wash peppers, cut off tops, remove seeds and membranes. Cut a slice off the bottom if needed. Chop the tops.
  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet with a lid. Add the onions, garlic, and the chopped bits of pepper. Stir and cook until the onions are translucent.
  • Add ground beef and stir and cook until heated through.
  • Add salt, pepper, Worcestershire sauce, Italian seasoning, and marinara sauce. Heat until it reaches a simmer.
  • Pour in instant rice, stir and remove from heat. Cover and let sit 5 minutes.
  • Add mixture to peppers and place in a baking dish. Bake for 40 minutes. Add cheese and bake for an additional 15 minutes.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 353kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 721mg | Potassium: 663mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 3948IU | Vitamin C: 157mg | Calcium: 78mg | Iron: 4mg