*Stuffed Red Bell Peppers*


stuffed bell pepper ground been recipe

I made a very easy, cheap, quick and healthy stuffed red bell pepper recipe the other day. This was my first time making stuffed peppers. The prep time took about 10 minutes and bake time was only 8. The final result was delicious and one to keep for the cooking books! 

easy stuffed red pepper recipe

The combined ground beef mixture

cheap stuffed red pepper recipe

The seedless red peppers spread out on a cookie sheet

stuffed red pepper recipe

I used my tablespoon to disperse the mixture into the peppers

cheap stuffed bell pepper recipe

Sprinkled with cheddar cheese

stuffed bell pepper recipe

After 8 minutes in the oven…cheese is melted and peppers are ready to eat

ground beef bell pepper recipe

The end result, delicious! 

ground beef red bell pepper recipe


  • 3 large red bell peppers
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2 lb. 85% lean ground beef
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 16 oz jar salsa (your favorite flavor. I used corn and beans)
  • 1 cup cooked white rice
  • 1 cup shredded low-fat cheddar cheese
  • sour cream
How To Make
  • Heat oven to 350. Cut bell peppers in half, rinse and remove seeds.
  • In a large skillet over medium heat, brown beef with onions. 
  • Add minced garlic, chili powder and cumin and stir and cook 1 minute. Stir in salsa and rice.
  • Place cut bell peppers on a cookie sheet and divide beef mixture evenly among them. 
  • Top with cheddar cheese and bake for 8-10 minutes.
  • Serve with sour cream


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