Stuffed Pepper Recipes: 13 Hearty Dinners You'll Make Again and Again
Southwestern Stuffed Roasted Peppers
This might be the heartiest stuffed pepper ever. Shrimp, chicken, sausage, and veggies combine in perfectly roasted sweet peppers -- all smothered in Alfredo sauce.
Curry powder turns fresh sweet corn and summer squash into an extra-flavorful filling for red sweet peppers. Farro and Fontina cheese amp up the heartiness.
Taco about a great idea! This food hybrid featuring ground beef, salsa, beans, and veggies will likely become one of your weekly meal staples.
Mushrooms just found their happy place stuffed in a sweet pepper. Rosemary, basil, barley, and mozzarella dress up the dish.
Stuffed Poblano Chiles with Sausage & Corn
Sweet peppers aren't the only veggie that can be stuffed -- any kind of pepper works. This dish uses poblanos. Green pepper, serrano chile pepper, and diced pimiento (plus extra spices) bring extra heat. Farro, celery, and sweet corn tone it down a bit while tying the dish together.
Quinoa-Stuffed Sweet Peppers
We all know quinoa is healthy. Now serve that nutritious grain with some extra veggies in a plump sweet pepper. Talk about a good-for-you meal.
Peppers Stuffed with Quinoa and Spinach
Three veggies, two grains, and extra cheese means this easy, vegetarian-stuffed pepper is super filling. You won't miss the meat!
Za'atar Rice Stuffed Peppers
Za'atar is a blend of Middle Eastern herbs, and it makes plain basmati rice and garbanzo beans super tasty. Throw in some tomatoes and spices, stuff it all in a pepper, and top with Greek yogurt for a flavorful weeknight dinner.
Orzo Stuffed Peppers with Feta and Mint
Mint and feta lend a surprising burst of flavor to the sausage-and-orzo filling in these hearty main-dish peppers.
Lentil- and Rice-Stuffed Peppers
Lentils and rice meet up with brown sugar and yellow mustard in this unexpected dinner -- all served in a sweet pepper.
This recipe may play it safe, but that doesn't mean it isn't delicious. Tomato sauce, chili gravy, and Monterey Jack amp up the taste of the bean-and-rice filling.
Sweet Peppers Stuffed with Applewood Bacon Risotto
Mmm, bacon. Serving comforting risotto in sweet peppers enhances the flavor while making cleanup extra easy!
Why not stuff a veggie with more veggies? Sweet peppers become a main dish when filled with rice, kale, tomatoes, olives, and feta cheese. Walnuts give the meal crunch.
Stuffed Peppers Mole
Mole sauce, Mexican cheese, and Spanish-style rice give this meaty stuffed pepper recipe Mexican flair.