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Stuffed peppers with cheese

Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed peppers make an easy one-serving sized package that delivers classic comfort food goodness. Make some stuffed peppers in the oven or Instant Pot...
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Stuffed bell peppers, Stuffed peppers, Stuffed peppers recipe
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Oven Baking: 40 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 296kcal


  • tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 Onion
  • 2 Garlic cloves
  • 6 Peppers Green, red, orange or yellow
  • 1 pound Ground beef Or ground turkey
  • 2 cups Cooked rice white or brown rice
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 can 15 oz diced tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 ¾ cups Shredded Sharp cheddar cheese Divided


  • Preheat oven 350° (if using an oven)
  • Mince or press garlic and chop onion.
  • Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat and saute onions and garlic until onions are transparent. Add to the mixing bowl.
  • Add remaining ingredients (reserve 1 cup of the shredded cheese for tops)
  • Place filled peppers in a casserole dish and cover with foil and bake for 40 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 160°.
  • Take the peppers out of the oven and remove the foil and sprinkle the reserved cheese on pepper tops and place them back in the oven for 5 minutes to melt the cheese.



Calories: 296kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 358mg | Potassium: 758mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 710IU | Vitamin C: 104mg | Calcium: 207mg | Iron: 4mg
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