Stuffed Green Peppers

Stuffed Green Peppers

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 480.2
  • Total Fat: 25.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 82.2 mg
  • Sodium: 530.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 36.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.1 g
  • Protein: 29.2 g

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Simple stuffed green peppers from scratch Simple stuffed green peppers from scratch
Number of Servings: 4


    4 large green peppers
    1/2 cup chopped white onions
    1 cup chopped mushrooms (any kind)
    1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
    1 tsp. fresh thyme leaves
    1 tsp. fresh chopped garlic
    1 tsp. chopped sun dried tomatoes
    1 lb. extra lean ground beef
    1 cup semi-cooked long grain brown rice
    1 28 oz. can diced tomatoes
    1 5.5 oz. tomato paste
    4 tbsp. fresh grated parmesean cheese


1 serving is one pepper stuffed

Pre-heat oven to 375˚F.

Semi-cook long grain brown rice, according to directions on package.

Heat olive oil in skillet, sauté onions, adding mushrooms, garlic, sun dried tomatoes and fresh thyme. Add in ground beef and brown. Add 1 cup semi-cooked rice, can of tomatoes (reserve juice), and tomato paste. Stir everything together add reserved juice from tomatoes if you feel it is too thick.

Cut tops off of green peppers, spoon in stuffing. Cook for 30 min. at 375˚F. Add cheese to top and cook for an additional 5-10 min.

I tend to serve this dish on it's own and sometimes only eat 1/2 a pepper depending how hungry I am!

Enjoy ...

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user R_HAMILTON.

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    "Its" in its possessive form does not have an apostrophe. To write "I tend to serve this dish on it's (it is) own" makes little sense. - 7/30/18

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Don't you par boil the peppers? - 10/12/12

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I love stuffed peppers, mmm yumm yumm. I've found to give this recipe a sweet twist, use red peppers instead of green - 1/26/10

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  • Incredible!
    This sounds great, making these tonight. - 5/15/20

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  • Why so many calories? - 11/3/18

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