Absolutely! Here’s a recipe for Stuffed Bell Peppers:

Stuffed Bell Peppers


  • 4 large bell peppers (any color), tops removed and seeds removed
  • 1 pound ground beef or turkey
  • 1 cup cooked rice (white or brown)
  • 1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup shredded cheese (cheddar or mozzarella)
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Olive oil for drizzling
  • Optional: Chopped fresh parsley for garnish


  1. Preheat Oven:
    • Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Prepare the Bell Peppers:
    • Cut the tops off the bell peppers and remove the seeds and membranes from the inside. Rinse the peppers under cold water and set them aside.
  3. Cook the Filling:
    • In a skillet over medium heat, cook the ground beef (or turkey) until browned. Drain excess fat if necessary.
    • Add the chopped onion and minced garlic to the skillet and cook for a few minutes until the onion is translucent.
    • Stir in the cooked rice, drained diced tomatoes, dried oregano, dried basil, salt, and pepper. Mix well and let it simmer for a few minutes.
  4. Fill the Bell Peppers:
    • Stuff each bell pepper with the meat and rice mixture. Press the filling down gently to pack it in.
  5. Bake the Stuffed Peppers:
    • Place the stuffed bell peppers in a baking dish. Drizzle a little olive oil over the tops of the peppers.
    • Cover the baking dish with foil and bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes.
  6. Add Cheese and Finish Baking:
    • Remove the foil and sprinkle the shredded cheese over the tops of the peppers.
    • Return the baking dish to the oven and bake for an additional 10-15 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbly, and the peppers are tender.
  7. Garnish and Serve:
    • Remove the stuffed peppers from the oven and let them cool slightly.
    • Garnish with chopped fresh parsley if desired before serving.


This recipe makes 4 stuffed bell peppers.

Nutritional Information (per stuffed pepper):

  • Calories: 350
  • Total Fat: 15g
    • Saturated Fat: 7g
  • Cholesterol: 75mg
  • Sodium: 450mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 25g
    • Dietary Fiber: 4g
    • Sugars: 7g
  • Protein: 26g

Enjoy these hearty Stuffed Bell Peppers, packed with flavorful meat, rice, and cheese—a delicious and satisfying meal!

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