Stuffed Bell Peppers

These Stuffed Bell Peppers are an easy and healthy dinner recipe that you can make with a variety of filling options, including ground beef, turkey, rice, cheese, tomatoes, and more!

Ingredients

  • 6 bell peppersof roughly equal size
  • 1-2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ¾ lb. ground beef
  • ½ lb. ground Italian sausagespicy or mild
  • 1 small yellow oniondiced
  • 3 cloves garlicminced
  • Salt/Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 14.5 oz. diced tomatoesundrained
  • 1 ½ cups marinara sauceI love Rao’s
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1 cup ricecooked
  • 1 ½ cups cheddar cheeseshredded

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Add 1 ½ cups water to a 9×13-inch casserole dish. Cut the tops of each pepper and remove the seeds/membranes.
  • Place the whole pepper top-side-down on the baking sheet. Cover with foil and bake for 20 minutes. Remove water from the casserole dish once finished and set the peppers aside.
  • While the peppers steam, prepare the filling.
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